Asahi Evening News, Japan
"Biliana Voutchkova (violin) and Sarah Bob (piano) brought this off with brilliance"
Bay Winndows, Boston
"The concert...was presented by Biliana Voutchkova with supreme temperament..."
"...The enormous capacity of outstanding musical talent is felt..."
"...You have moved many of us greatly with your playing and positive attitude"
Joel Smirnoff, Julliard Quartet
BILIANA VOUTCHKOVA, BIOGRAPHY
Bulgarian violinist Biliana Voutchkova has concretized for a worldwide audience. Her performances have taken her to some of the world's most celebrated concert venues, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Suntory and Casals Halls in Tokyo, as well as Manuel de Falla Auditorium in Granada. She is a dedicated chamber musician and a strong believer and interpreter of modern music. Biliana has been heard at various festivals and concert series and is currently a member of the Radius Ensemble, the Firebird Ensemble and DUO KAYA with cellist Agnieszka Dziubak. Ms. Voutchkova has recently released her self-produced CD called "Faces". Her creativity and musical versatility had let her to the world of improvisation as well and she approaches contemporary classical repertoire with the same intensity and freedom that characterizes her forceful free improvisations. Expanding her personal vision in the endless oneness of the world of Music, she constantly
reaches forward to the unknown.
Born into family of musicians, Biliana Voutchkova began violin studies at the age of four, made her orchestra debut at the age of nine, and recorded her first CD for the Japanese label Crown Record Ltd. at the age of sixteen. Her teachers have included Peter Arnaoudov, Abram Stern and Felix Galimir. Ms. Voutchkova holds degrees from the University of Southern California and Mannes College of Music in New York. She has received top honors at the Kozian International Music Competition, CRS National Competition for Performing Artists, and the Music and the Earth International Contemporary Music Competition. At the age of nineteen, she was invited to come to the United States, and was presented the special
Jascha Heifetz Viloin Scholarship for her studies at the
University of Southern California.
Please, visit Biliana's official website at www.bilianavoutchkova.com
Check out the artist's website:
1. Claude Vivier Piece for Violin and Clarinet
2. Kaija Saariaho Nocturne for Solo Violin
3. Zoltan Kodaly Duo Op.7, Allegro Serioso
4. - Adagio
5. - Maestoso E Largamente, Ma Non Troppo
6. - Presto
7. Claude Vivier Piece for Violin and Piano
8. Joseph Maneri Violin Piece