Prof. Daniela Andonova
Prof. Daniela Andonova

displayed her creative accomplishment especially vigorously after the winning of the First Prize at “Maria Callas” International Competition for Pianists (Athens - 1981). As artist at the “Bulgarian Music State Board” and with invitations of the Bulgarian State Impresario Agency, she perform numerous concerts and recordings in Bulgaria, Greece, Belgium, France, Korea Nord, Cuba, Russia, Romania, Czech, Italia, Poland. For high creative achievements she is laureate of the Prizes „Golden Muse 2008“ and Golden lyra 2010  from the Union of Bulgarian Music and Dance She graduated piano “Master” degree with highest honors at the National Academy of Music in Sofia. Specialized with Prof. Fr. Gevers at the Royal Conservatory of Music - Antwerpen, Belgium. She received the Diploma “La plus grande distinction”, the prizes and awards in the name of “E. Boshe”, “L. Tervooren” and “Alex de Vries”. She is also laureate of the competitions “Sv. Obretenov” (Bulgaria) “Senigallia” (Italy). She realized records and CD in Bulgaria (“Balkanton”) and Greece (“Polydor”), also recordings for the Bulgarian National Radio, Radio Athens and piano recitals for the Bulgarian National Television.

D. Andonova is a soloist of Philharmonic orchestras in Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Cuba. She has performed with notable conductors as Em. Tabakov, Vas. Stefanov, M. Nachev, M. Pradella, M. Duchesne, Klaus-Peter Haan. The repertory D. Andonova includes many of the important works for piano of the baroque, classic, romantic and contemporary music. She perform a concerts in music festivals in Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, Korea, Romania. Her art have been recognized in the musical press of Bulgaria, Greece, Belgium, Romania, Cuba, France.

Concurrently with her concert performance she is a member of the national and international piano competitions. Since 1999 D. Andonova is “Docent” and since 2009 she is piano “Professor at the National Music Academy “P. Vladiguerov” in Sofia – Instrumental faculty. She accomplish master classes in Bulgaria, Austria, Romania, Cyprus, Portugal. Her students are laureates of the national and International piano competitions.

“…Her well-developed technique permits her to master the whole piano work repertoire without problems. Her interpretative art is remarked by her big originality and natural creative manner. The most famous works obtain new, vivid aspect under her fingers…”

                        prof. Frederic Gevers, Belgium

“…Delighted, we discovered a performance of her own…an exceptional brilliancy, with technique, polyphonic, like a stereo… She feels the different shades and touches like different coulours with an artist’s sense of the matter.”

Georgios Leotzakos, r.”Andi”, Athens

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