Global Melodies: Balkan Music Ensemble By Rachel Lee Posted: April 20, 2018 5:30 pm Arts, Music, Video The Balkan Music Ensemble, led by co-directors Ivan Varimezov and Tzvetanka Varimezova, performs traditional Bulgarian songs. The ensemble is divided into two sections: a choir and instrumental group. Rachel Lee Comments are supposed to create a forum for thoughtful, respectful community discussion. Please be nice. View our full comments policy here.