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"An Astonishing Pianist and an Astounding Evening"

Tzvetan Konstantinov This was the banner headline summarizing the rave review in the world-famous Suddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, Germany of one of the foremost Bulgarian concert pianists. Reviewers in the "Washington Post", Washington, D.C. have written about the internationally acclaimed artist, of his above reproach technique, the enchanting sensitivity of his shading and crystalline clarity of his playing.

Born in BULGARIA (the land of the great Bulgarian Voices, "LE MYSTERE DES VOIX BULGARES" and greatest opera stars such as BORIS CHRISTOFF, LJUBA WELITSCH, ANNA TOMOWA-SINTOW, VALERIE POPOVA, ALEXANDRINA PENDATCHANSKA, ANNA VELEVA and many others) and now residing in USA, the Bulgarian virtuoso's use of rubato is best described by the press as "novel and unusual". The world-renowned American pianist GRANT JOHANNESEN has called him "Pianist with exceptional gifts". The legendary virtuoso SHURA CHERKASSKY found him "Extremely talented and command pianistically". A world class pianist himself Konstantinov's many mentors and teachers include some of the greatest pianists of all times: SVIATOSLAV RICHTER, ARTURO BENEDETTI MICHELANGELI, RUDOLF KEHRER, SHURA CHERKASSKY, ALEXIS WEISSENBERG, VELICHKA (WELLA) SAVOVA, GRANT JOHANNESEN, BELLA DAVIDOVICH, TATIANA NIKOLAEVA, GRIGORY KOGAN and EUGENE MALININ.

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