The Bulgarian National Philharmonic Choir

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The Bulgarian National Philharmonic Choir is the foremost choral ensemble in Bulgaria. It was founded in 1944 by the composer Svetoslav Obretenov. Today its members are professional singers who have graduated from the bulgarian Academy of Music. Prof. Georgi Robev has taught conducting at the Sofia Academy of Music since 1959 and has been the principle conductor of the choir since 1960. He is well known for providing tutorial assistance and consultation for choirs throughout Europe. His discography is extensive and includes releases from Decca, EMI and other prestigious labels.