Biography

  • Born in 1975 in Bulgaria (Kardzhali)
  • 1984-1993 Visit the State Music School for highly talented children in Stara Zagora and Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • 1991 First junior student in the piano class of Prof. Dora Lasarova (Student of Heinrich Neuhaus) - State Music Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1993 Graduated with honors from the National School of Music in Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • 1993 She composes the piano cycle "Miniatures" to own poems
  • 1993-1997 Piano study at the State Music Academy in Sofia (Bulgaria). Artistic Diploma with distrinction (1997).
  • 1997-1999 Master Class at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich. Completion with Master Class Diploma (piano class of Prof. Gerhard Oppitz, 1999)
  • 1993-1999 Several Master Classes with Prof. Germaine Mounier-Paris, Song accompaniment with Prof. Helmut Deutsch, Chamber music with German String Trio
  • 1999-2006 Associate Professor for piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich
  • 2003 Master Class with the famous Bulgarian-born Pianist Alexis Weissenberg (Engelberg, Switzerland)
  • Valuable artistic suggestions from Professors such as Franz Massinger, Gerhard Oppitz, Reiner Ginzel, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Helmut Deutsch, Germaine Mounier-Paris, Dora Lasarova, Liljana Antova, Viktor Tschutschkov, Yovtscho Kruschev, Borislava Taneva and Alexis Weissenberg
  • Since 2012: German citizenship
  • Passionate lyric poetry writer, first publication 2013
  • Own piano compositions, first publication 2013

Awards

  • Price oft he Polish Cultural Institute for the best interpretation of Chopin (Sofia 1989)
  • As the best Piano Student in Bulgaria (Music-Academy, Sofia 1993)
  • Artist price 2015 at the Bel Canto Festivals in Kuala Lumpur

International Diplomas

  • Excellent Graduate - State Music School Sofia, Bulgaria (1993)
  • Excellent Graduate - State Music Academy Sofia, Bulgaria (1997)
  • Master Class Diploma - University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (1999)
  • Master Class Diploma - German String Trio, Germany (1999)
  • Master Class Diploma - Maestro Alexis Weissenberg, Schwitzerland (2002)

Higher Scholl Activity, Educational Experience

  • 20 years educational experience as an independent piano teacher, own master courses (1993-2013)
  • 7 years Associate Professor for piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, Germany (1999-2006)

Membership in artistic societies, Jury-Membership

  • Participation in the Mozart Society in Kolbermoor, Germany (1998)
  • German-Bulgarian Association in Bavaria (2000)
  • Pianist Club e.V. in Munich, Germany (2001-2003)
  • Musician's Association in Munich, Germany
  • Official Steinway & Sons Artist (since 2003)
  • Jury-Member at the International Piano Competition "Classical and Modern" in Bulgaria (2004) - Sponsorship of an own award fort he best piano interpretation
  • Own Piano Master Classes in Europa and Asia
  • Association for promotion of Bulgarian music in Germany (Chairwoman since 2014)

Diskography, Publications

  • CD-recording with Bach-Busoni-Chaconne, Beethoven-"Moonlight"-Sonata and Brahms-Paganini-Variations (Art Voice media 4895, added to the prestigious classical music catalogue of Bielefeld, Munich 2001)
  • CD-recording with Variations on the Bulgarian folk song "Dilmano Dilbero" from Alexander Vladigerov (Master Class Alexis Weissenberg, Schwitzerland 2003)
  • Book-publication - "Rainbow of Sounds" (Published by Daga Plus, ISBN 978-954-9387-78-0, Bulgaria 2013)
  • Publication of 5 Miniatures for piano - Ivajla Kirova (Published by Daga Plus, ISMN 979-0-9016679-0-7, Bulgaria 2013)
  • Publication of 11 Variations on the Bulgarian folk melody "Hoisata" - Ivajla Kirova (Published by Daga Plus, ISMN 979-0-9016679-1-4, Bulgaria 2013)
  • Publication of 14 Children's Songs to lyrics of famous Bulgarian poets - Ivajla Kirova (Published by Daga Plus, ISMN 979-0-9016679-2-1, Bulgaria 2013)
  • CD-recording in Memoriam Maestro Alexis Weissenberg with works by Rachmaninov, Chopin, Liszt, Mozart, Granados and own Miniatures, Nocturne and Variations (IFO Classics, added to the prestigious classical music cataloque of Bielefeld, Munich 2014)
  • CD-recording with works by Bulgarian composers Alexander Raychev, Yovcho Krushev and Pancho Vladigerov (Con Brio Recordings USA, World Premiere Recording 2016 - CBR 21653)

International Concert Activity , TV & Radio Records

  • About 25-years concert activity in Europa und Asia (Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Schwitzerland, Malaysia, Japan and in the UAE)
  • Benefit concerts in Bulgaria. Concert programs with own piano compositions
  • Concert cycles to commemorate the Bulgarian Composers Ljubomir Pipkov, Alexander Vladigerov, Panscho Vladigerov and Dimitar Nenov.
  • Chamber music concerts with soloists oft he State Television and Radio Orchestra Japan - NHK
  • Broad repertoire of works from all eras - from Bach to Beethoven, from Chopin to Rachmaninov and the new music
  • Her live recordings were broadcast on Television and Radio in Bulgaria, Germany, Schwitzerland, Canada and in the USA
  • Artistic Director of the concert series "Bulgarian Musical Evenings in Munich", Germany (since 2014)