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  • date of birth: August 22, 1988
  • studied at the National Academy of Music in Sofia with Prof. Anatoli Krastev and the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid with Prof. Natalia Shakhovskaya;
  • participated in masterclasses given by David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Arto Noras, Natalia Gutman, Antônio Meneses, Lluis Claret, Young-Chang Cho, Thomas Carroll, Robert Cohen, Maria Kliegel, Reinhard Latzko, Thomas Demenga;
  • performed as a soloist in Austria, Brazil, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Greece, Serbia, Slovakia, Russia, Bulgaria.

Prizes: laureate of the Liezen International Cello Competition, International Competition Jeunesses Musicale in Belgrade


First Round

Piatti Caprice Op. 25 No. 6

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb/1

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D. 821

Crumb Sonata for Solo Cello

Rostropovich Humoresque Op. 5


Enescu Cello Sonata No. 2 in C major Op. 26

Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C major Op. 119


Prokofiev Sinfonia Concertante in E minor Op. 125