The Crystal Lyre Awards 2017 handed out on 1 November – the Leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival Day
For the 21st year in succession the Union of Bulgarian Musicians and Dancers and Classic FM Radio organized an official ceremony, at which were handed out the national awards for music and dance art “Crystal Lyre 2017”. The Sofia Opera and Ballet was awarded a “Crystal Lyre” for:
- The role of Parsifal, performed by the tenor Kostadin Andreev, in Richard Wagner’s opera of the same name, the premiere of which was on 4 July 2017.
- The Orchestra of the Sofia Opera and Ballet for the premiere of the opera “Parsifal” by Richard Wagner on 4 July 2017.