Meet Nadejda Tzanova Peter Makedonski DUO

Nadejda Tzanova is born in Bulgaria . She started her musical education when she was 5 years old at the School of Arts under the guidance of Mrs. Elena Yulianova.

In 2005 she was enrolled at the National Musical Academy “P. Vladigerov” in the piano class of Professor Stela Dimitrova – Maystorova and a lecturer Iliya Chernaev. In 2011 Nadejda Tzanova was graduated and earned Master’s degree in specialty: Piano. During the same year she began specializing at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels, Belgium under guidance of Professor Boyan Vodenicharov.

Nadejda Tzanova had participations in Master classes of Professor Marcella Crudeli – Kitzingen (Germany), Professor Valerii Shkarupa – Ekaterirningburg (Russia), Plamena Mangova – Sofia (Bulgaria), Professor Boyan Vodenicharov – Brussels (Belgium), Professor Maurizio Moretti – Sardinia (Italy),prof. Dimitri Bashkirov Miss Tzanova was awarded for more than 20 prices and honours including three Grand Prix , four “First prize” three “Second prize” , four “Third Prize” and four “Special prize” by Bulgarian and International competitions as follows: FRANZ SCHUBERT (Russe), “German and Austrian Music” (Burgas), “Classic and Modern Times” (Stara Zagora), “Young Virtuoso” (Sofia), “The Music and the Earth” (Sofia), “Hopes, Talents, Masters” (Dobrich – Albena), “Zeiler” (Sofia), “Zeiler” (Rhodes, Greece), “Valentino Buki “ (Rome, Italy) and “Sergei Prokofiev” (Donetsk, Ukraine).

In 2013 Nadejda Tzanova won first prize at the International piano competition in Paris –“Flame”

She participated in the Festivals – “Pianissimo “ and “Apolonia” –Bulgaria, “Austrian Musical weeks”, – Bulgaria,“IV Festival Internationale Bosa Antica”- Sadinia, Italy, – “Mozarteum”- Salzburg

Miss Tzanova won a scholarship “Gallery of Bulgarian Talents – “Todoroff”, “Globul M3 Communications Group ”; – “Friends of Bulgaria” and in – “The Solty Foundation” – Belgium.

On a Gala Concert dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Professor P. Vladigerov and 80th years of Sofia Philharmonic, conducted by Martin Klepetko ((Chech Republic) in Bulagria Hall, she performed Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 by Tchaykovski.

Nadejda Tzanova was a soloist of Academic Symphony Orchestra (ACO) “P. Vladigerov, Simfonieta Sofia. , Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio as well as Philharmonic Orchestra in Sliven, Paradzhik and Harkov (Ukraine) conducted by Dimitar Karaminkov, Grigor Palikarov, Angel Stankov, Krastin Nastev, Ivaylo Krinchev, Oliver Gilmour (UK), Martin Klepetko (Chech Republic), Mark Kadin (Russia) ,Maxim Eshkenazy (Bulgaria),Svilen Simeonov (Bulgaria).

She was a concert performer in Italy, Belgium,Germany, Spain, Portugal, Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, Poland ,Chech Republic, Slovak Republic , Sardinia, Italy. She also had participations in TV Broadcastings and made records for Bulgarian National Radio.nadejda tzanova pianist

Peter Makedonski Trumpet

Petar Makedonski was born in 1988 in Sofia in the family of musicians. His grandfather, prof. Petar Karparov, was the founder of the school of trumpet and the first Bulgarian professor in the field. At the age of ten Petar started studying trumpet and theory of music in the L. Pipkov National Secondary School of Music, in the class of prof. Angel Makedonski.


He was a laureate of numerous competitions and contests, such as: Sv. Obretenov National Competition for Singers and Instrumentalists, Young Musical Talents, Ohrid Pearls, to name a few. Besides, Petar was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Culture. In 2006 he was registered as a student in the Instrumental Faculty of the Prof. P. Vladigerov National Academy of Music.


He participated many times as a soloist of the symphonic orchestra of the Musical Academy, the Sofia Philharmonic, Sofia Soloists, Bulgarian National Radio, etc.

He was also a laureate of an academic competition held by the Brass and Percussion Instruments Department.

Petar was awarded the Todoroff scholarship for his performances.

As a student, after a successful competition, he worked as a solo trumpeter in the orchestra of the National Opera and Ballet of Sofia for three concert seasons. He finished his studies in 2011 and was awarded a Master’s degree diploma.

Petar worked as a solo trumpeter in the orchestra of the Sofia Philharmonic for 2 concert seasons. He was a lecturer in the educational programme Fortissimo Class” and is one of the founders of the Fortissimo Family of the America for Bulgaria Foundation. His solo repertoire includes trumpet concerts of Telemann, Vivaldi, Torelli, Heidn, Hummel, Neruda, Arutyunian, Kazandzhiev, which he has performed with various groups. He has been a solo trumpeter in the orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio since 2011.


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