Pianist Hristo Birbochukov In Concert Thursday, April 25 At 7Pm

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Pianist Hristo Birbochukov In Concert Thursday, April 25 At 7Pm

 

Pianist Hristo Birbochukov In Concert

Thursday, April 25 At 7Pm

 

New Orleans Center For Creative Arts

Nims Black Box Theatre

2800 Chartres Street

 

Free & Open To The Public

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On Thursday, April 25 at 7pm, join acclaimed pianist and NOCCA faculty member Hristo Birbochukov for a beautiful concert of piano music. The evening’s repertoire includes Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op. 111, and Schumann’s Carnaval Op. 9.

The performance takes place at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts in the intimate Nims Black Box Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public.

ABOUT THE ARTIST
The Bulgarian-born pianist Hristo Birbochukov has appeared frequently in solo and collaborative music performances in the United States and Eastern Europe, including a New York debut recital in 2012. Known for his “sensitivity” and “superb artistry” (Edward Lein, Intermezzo Concert Series), Birbochukov has performed as guest soloist with numerous orchestras and has participated in prestigious international music festivals, such as the International Festival for Contemporary Piano Music ppIANISSIMO (Sofia), Festival of New Music (Florida), and the Las Vegas Music Festival.

Birbochukov’s many awards include the Phi Kappa Phi Artist of the Year Award (FSU, 2007), Tallahassee Music Guild (2005 and 2007), and the Liberace Scholar Grant for Las Vegas Music Festival (2003). Birbochukov was also a winner of the Young Artist Competition (2003) sponsored by the Monroe Symphony League and Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana. Birbochukov’s television and radio appearances have included broadcasts in both Bulgaria and in the United States, and he has been featured in national and international press including the official website of BBC Music Magazine and the largest-circulation Bulgarian national newspaper, Trud.

Birbochukov earned his Doctor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Florida State University, where he taught applied piano as a Teaching Assistant. His Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance is from the State Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria, under Professor Dimo Dimov. Presently, Dr. Birbochukov sits on the faculty of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts as an Artist-Teacher in applied piano. You’ll find more information about his work at www.Birbochukov.info.

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