On December 16th at 2 PM I conducted a concert at Mission Marie-Auxiliatrice de Rivière-des-Priries, 8555 boul. Maurice-Duplessis, Montréal. Other artists joined the Schola Maria Ausiliatrice – Jean-Pierre Couturier, Luigi Insogna and Martolomeo Marsillo. I sang Fauré’s Ave Maria with Couturier, who played the organ and sang other solos. You can see a short video HERE Special thanks to all our sponsors from Montréal and from Laval, who made the concert possible.
On December 10, 2018, I participated with a paper at the National conference Harmony in Diversity that took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, co-organized by the State University of Library Science and IT, and the National Council of Religious Communities in Bulgaria. Special thanks to my mother, who read my paper at the conference on my behalf.
The full publication is already for sale, ISSN: 2367-7899. The full text of my article can be downloaded for free at Academia.edu HERE
Musforum, the online magazine for women organists, published an article of mine titled “Homo Universalis, a Path Still Relevant Today” in the Novembre 2018 article series. Special thanks to Gail Archer, founder and chief editor of the publication. Click HERE to read the full text on Musforum‘s website or at my academia.edu profile.
On November 22nd at 19h I performed with singers Claudine Ledoux, Aldéo Jean, Jean-Pierre Couturier and organist Gabrielle Tessier at the Saint-Cécilia Parish in Montréal on the Occasion of the saint’s feast. A Mini-concert at 7 PM was followed by a services, presided by the archbishop, His Excellency C. Lépine. The event was coproduced by LAUDEM and the Adorators of the Sacred Heart, in residency at the parish. You can read a detailed review of the event in French HERE
On Sunday, November 18th 2018, at 3 PM, my work “Watching the Stars over the Rhodopi Montains in Silence” in its version for 4 players, was performed at Florida International University School of Music by Jesse Gilday (clarinet), Kimberly Everett Ganong (oboe), Gina Izzo (flute) and Jerry Steichen (piano).
My latest article, co-written with my mother, Prof. Dr. Valeria Fol, “Music in the Sacred Spaces of the Thracians” was published in the Сборник в чест на 85 години от рождението на Александър Фол, д. н. [Collection in honour of 85 years since the birth of Alexander Fol, Doctor of Science]. Bulgarian Institute of Egyptology at New Bulgarian University. (2018, Bulgaria). ISBN: 978-619-01-0340-0
You can download the full text HERE