pianist Tania Stavreva made her New York Recital Debut at Weill Recital Hall at
Carnegie Hall in April 2009, as part of the Artists International’s 36 Special
Presentation Winners Series.
This season, Tania
Stavreva appeared at major venues including IsabellaStewartGardnerMuseum, Williams, Brown and Seully
Halls in Boston, LincolnCenter’s Paul Hall, Steinway Hall,
Yamaha Artists Services Piano Salon in New York,
Boston Symphony’s Higginson Hall and UnitedUniversityChurch
in Los Angeles.
Invited by Amanda Palmer from the internationally-acclaimed band The Dresden
Dolls, Tania is one of the first pianists of her generation to perform modern
classical music at such top rock club venues as the Webster Hall in New York and the Paradise Rock Club in Boston.
performances include appearances at Steinert Hall, Boston Public Library, Fogg
Museum of Art at Harvard University, Goethe Institute-Boston, National
Ethnographic Museum-Plovdiv, Bulgaria and “Sala dei Notari” Perugia, Italy. In
August 2007, Tania appeared as soloist with Sinfonia Perugina, conductor
Maestro Enrico Marconi at Cathedral San Lorenzo Perugia. Other orchestral
experiences include performances with the Boston Conservatory Symphony
Orchestra at Sanders Theater, HarvardUniversity under the
baton of Maestro Bruce Hangen.
In addition to her
recent award from the Artists International Auditions in New York, Tania was awarded the "Sarkis
Baltaian" Award in recognition of her "outstanding artistic
achievements and high concert activity during the 2002-2003 concert
seasons". She was also the winner of numerous piano competitions among
which are the National "Franz Schubert" Piano Competition in Russe,
2001 and the "Dobrin Petkov" Young Pianists Competition-Plovdiv, 1996
where she also received the "special prize for best virtuoso
performance". In 1997, the Mayor of Haskovo, Bulgaria, Atans Vasilev, awarded
Tania the Medal "Nedialka Simeonova" for "enriching the musical
art and culture in our town Haskovo." She was featured on a live national
TV and radio broadcast performing solo piano works by the acclaimed Bulgarian
composer Alexander Tanev.
appeared in numerous music festivals among which are the International Keyboard
Institute & Festival in New York, New England
Conservatory's Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance, Pianofest in the Hamptons,
Music Fest Perugia in Italy,
XXXIII Musical Days "Nedialka Simeonova", and the Varna Summer
International Music Festival in Bulgaria.
She has worked with a multitude of renowned musicians including Arie Vardi,
Jerome Lowenthal, Daniel Pollack, David Dubal, John Perry, Jerome Rose, Stephen
Drury, Luiz de Moura Castro, Frank Levy, Boris Bloch, Oxana Yablonskaya, HaeSun
Paik, Anton Dikov.
Born in Bulgaria, Tania Stavreva started to play the
piano at the age of four and gave her first solo recital at the age of five in
her native country of Bulgaria.
She graduated from NationalMusicSchool
"Dobrin Petkov" in Plovdiv
as a Piano Performance Major in May 2003 with high distinction in both
academics and performance. Her early teachers included Greta Anastasova,
Rositsa Ivancheva and Krassimir Gatev. She earned her Bachelor of Music Degree
from the Boston Conservatory where she was a full scholarship student of
Michael Lewin. While at the Conservatory, she distinguished herself by winning
the Chamber Music Honors Competition in 2005, the Alfred Lee Piano Scholarship
Competition in 2006 and the Piano Honors Competition in 2007. A member of the
National Music Honor Society Pi Kappa Lambda, Tania is a visiting piano faculty
at the PageMusicLessonCenter
in Boston, and
a faculty of the Boston International Summer Music Festival "Youth and
Muse." She recently joined also the piano faculty of the Piano School of
New York City.
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