Kalin Ivanov, cellist, is a prominent soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and recording artist. A native of Bulgaria, he began studying cello at the age of six with his father. He performs with: “dramatic urgency and expressive tone”(The Strad, London). A winner of the C.W. Post Chamber Music Festival Concerto Competition, he has performed in many countries, including Bulgaria, Greece, Austria, Switzerland, France, England, Russia, and the U.S. In 2003 Mr. Ivanov, along with many prestigious musicians such as Natalia Gutman, Alexander Kniazev, Boris Pergamenstikov, Peter Bruns, Tomas Stral and recent winners of the Tchaikovsky competition, was selected to perform in the International Music Festival in commemoration of Daniel Shafran, which was sponsored by the Moscow State Philharmonic and the State Institute of Arts. The Music Life magazine, Moscow called him: “…recognized master of the cello.”
Currently he is teaching cello and chamber music at a number of schools including Adelphi University, Long Island Conservatory, SUNY, Brooklyn College, CUNY, and leading master classes in the US and Europe. Mr. Ivanov previous and future solo performances include appearances with: Plovdiv Philharmonic, Sofia Philharmonic, Varna Philharmonic, Moscow chamber orchestra – “Cantus Firmus”, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, Manhattan Virtuosi and Ensemble du Monde – Chamber Orchestras, and others. He is also a founding member of The Forte String Quartet, New York EMPIRE Trio, and Bulgarian Piano Quartet. The WORLD PANORAMA magazine wrote: “…Kalin Ivanov is a phenomenon in the palette of the most talented musicians.” He has recorded three CDs. Mr. Ivanov is presented byBulgarian Virtuosi Artists – www.BulgarianVirtuosi.com.
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