- Hall 2 Oriol Martorell
- Other concerts
Claude Debussy: Preludes, Premier Livre
Frédéric Chopin: Preludes Op. 28
Interpreters and guest artists
Vesselin Stanev was born in Varna (Bulgaria).
At 10 years of age he began his studies at the school of music in his native city.
After 1983 he continued his studies with Dmitri Bashkirov at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, where he graduated as a soloist in 1988.
He then went to Paris to study with Alexis Weissenberg.
From 1992 to 1995 he studied in the advanced classes at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris.
Later on, in London, Peter Feuchtwanger became his mentor and gave the musician a valuable impetus.
Vesselin Stanev soon gained renown as a pianist, as evidenced by the prizes he won in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition in Paris.
Vesselin Stanev’s career as a musician has taken him to the main concert halls of Europe – Wigmore Hall in London, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, and Salle Gaveau in Paris, as well as to the Scandinavian countries, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Russia and Japan.
He has successfully collaborated with orchestra conductors Paul Daniel, Alexander Lazarev, Hubert Soudant, David Zinman and many others.
He also plays chamber music on a regular basis with violinist Ekaterina Frolova.
Vesselin Stanev has recorded 6 CD albums with the Bulgarian record label Gega New, dedicated to the works of Schuman, Brahms, Liszt, Chopin and Rachmaninoff.
His first CD for Sony Classical includes the early works of Alexandre Scriabine. Later, for the RCA label, he recorded two projects dedicated to the music of Franz Liszt: “Études D'Exécution Transcendante” (Transcendental Études) in 2010 and a programme entitled “Music and Myth” in 2014.
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