concertizes as a pianist in his native town and across the country.
enters the musical society in Kazanluk and organizes and conducts a choir and an orchestra. His wife, Stefanka Stainova, is the society’s chair.
writes his first symphonic work, “Thracian Dances” (first edition, comprising three dances: “Paidoushko”, “Horo”, and “Ruchenitsa”).
writes “I wish they were, my love” for a mixed choir on lyrics by P.K. Yavorov, adds another dance to the “Thracian Dances”, and develops their orchestration for a large orchestra. The first performance of the work takes place in Sofia on Jan. 4, 1927, by the Bulgarian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Todor Hadjiev.
moves with his family to Sofia and begins teaching the piano at the Institute for the Blind as a contractual lecturer (until 1941).
on August 2, completes the symphonic poem “Legend”, inspired by Yordan Yovkov’s short story “The Truest Guard”.
in the month of April, receives the award of the Ministry of National Education for the “Thracian Dances”.
actively and devotedly joins the musical life of the country.
on Jan. 1, the premiere of “Legend” takes place, performed by the Bulgarian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Isai Dobroven.
on April 29, co-founds and is elected as the first Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Cultural Club for the Blind “Louis Braille” (until 1933/34).
on July 20, his first son, Grigoriy, is born.
in the month of August, is elected as a member of the Central Directorate of the Union of Folklore Choirs (later the Bulgarian Singing Society).
writes three songs on lyrics by Kiril Hristov: “Darn it, Dimo!”, Play, Dimo, the kaval”, “Damned Dimo”. Writes “Christmas Songs”, also for a mixed choir, on lyrics by P.P. Slaveikov.
elected Chairman of the “Homeland’s Song” Choir (until 1937).
writes the songs “Christmas cycle” for female choir, and “Waltz”, on lyrics by P.K. Yavorov, for a mixed choir.