On Friday night, November 4th, the Aula of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” was jam-packed for the performance of the talented Iliya Kalodzhero Kurto Pelle, dedicated to Holiday Heroes. The seventeen-year-old student from the Bulgarian National Secondary School for Ancient Languages and Cultures „St. Constantine Cyril the Philosopher” supported Holiday Heroes’ cause with his first concert, thus helping more families in need to celebrate Christmas 2016 at a full festive table.
The young pianist carried the audience through various eras of classical music with masterpieces of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Andrey Stoyanov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, as well as contemporary composers. Special guests of the event were vocal ensemble “Elitsi” and Ensemble Sofia of the choir school of Yambol named after prof. Georgi Dimitrov.
The classical music admirers who attended Iliya’s charity concert supported Holiday Heroes with personal donations. The raised amount totals BGN 1,276.90. All funds will be used to prepare holiday boxes with foodstuffs for Christmas 2016 campaign.