Superstar Sir Elton John Scheduled for Bulgaria Concert Debut

Lifestyle | December 3, 2009, Thursday // 12:40
Bulgaria: Superstar Sir Elton John Scheduled for Bulgaria Concert Debut Musical superstar Sir Elton John will perform his first concert in Bulgaria in June 2010. Photo by BGNES

World superstar Sir Elton John will perform in Bulgaria for the first time on June 6, 2010.

The concert of one of the world’s greatest musical artists will be held at Sofia’s Lokomotiv Stadium, as part of Arena Muzika 2010, according to Thursday’s announcement by the organizers, Sofia Music Enterprises.

Sir Elton John is universally recognized as one of the most successful musicians, a brilliant British composer, writer of lyrics and superb performer, who has made a huge contribution to world music.

In his 40-year career, he has sold over 200 million recordings, which places him among the most successful musical artists of all times.

His song, "Candle in the Wind", adapted to honor the death of Princess Diana, sold over 37 million copies, making it one of the best-selling singles ever.

He also has over 50 hits in the Top 40, including seven consecutive Number Ones in the US album charts. He has received countless awards, including 5 Grammys.

The concert is bound to be one of the key musical events in Bulgaria, ranking alongside the recent record-breaking Sofia appearance of Madonna last summer.

The spectacular design of the show’s setting means that the capacity of the stadium will be limited to 20 000 seats.

Concert tickets will go on sale on Monday, December 7. They will be available online at www.ticketpro.bg, at Ticketpro Bulgaria sales outlets. and the ticket center at the National Place of Culture (NDK).

Prices are between BGN 60 and BGN 150, with a limited number of VIP seats at BGN 200.

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