Encores CD

My Favorite Encores

Ivajla Kirova, piano

Bulgarian Chamber Music CD

Bulgarian Musical Evenings in Munich

Ivajla Kirova, piano
Nadejda Vlaeva, piano
Marian Kraew, violin
Maria Hristova, viola

My Favorite Encores

    Sergei Rachmaninov: Prelude op.3 No.2
    Rachmaninov: Prelude op.23 No.5
    Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No.20 op. posth.
    Franz Schubert: Three Piano Pieces D.946 – No.1 Allegro assai
    Schubert: Three Piano Pieces D.946 – No.2 Allegretto
    Schubert: Three Piano Pieces D.946 – No.3 Allegro
    Ludwig van Beethoven: Für Elise
    Marius Herea: Elegy-Nocturne, dedicated to Ivajla Kirova

    World premiére recording

    Franz Liszt: Concert Etude No. 2 “Dance of the Gnomes“

Recording of the Year - MusicWeb International

Bulgarian Musical Evenings in Munich

"…an audience-friendly aesthetic."
"…the works are all tremendous fun, …a very attractive disc."


“This CD is a surprise.”
“It captivates through its direct style, an original nature and, without a doubt, craftsmanship.” “In any case, this recording is a repertoire extension and indeed a worthwhile one.”


“If you’re not familiar with Bulgarian music, or some of its chamber music, then this CD could be an ideal way to get started. The performances and recording are all tip-top, and Vladigerov’s Violin Sonata could hold its own against many others. Even if not highly-innovative from the formal standpoint, its twenty-five minutes or so of drop-dead gorgeous melody should certainly lift the spirits – and surely we can all do with that from time to time.”