Artist Bio

Anna Petrova, piano

Bulgarian pianist Anna Petrova has been praised for her “hallmark performances” with “excellent technical mastery and powerful control of timbre.” (Levante, Spain). As a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including José Roca (Valencia), Val Tidone (Italy), and Maria Yudina (St. Petersburg), and a semifinalist of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, Petrova has performed extensively as a soloist, chamber musician, and recitalist. Highlights of recent performances include appearances with conductors Philippe Entremont, JoAnn Falletta, Max Bragado-Darman, Bruno Aprea, and Ramón Tebar, among others, as well as recitals at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Brussels’s Conservatoire Royal, Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Chicago’s Preston Bradley Hall, the Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall in Bratislava, Vienna’s Bösendorfer Hall, and Palau de la Música in Valencia. Future engagements include chamber music residencies at the Málaga Clásica Festival, Virginia Arts Festival, and Mozartfest in Würzburg, Germany. Petrova’s recording of Stravinsky’s Les noces with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Choir will be released on Naxos in 2014. Her performances have been broadcast on NPR, WQXR, WFMT, and Bulgarian National Radio and Television. Anna Petrova will be completing her doctoral studies at Manhattan School of Music with Horacio Gutiérrez and André-Michel Schub.

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