Viktor Valkov, piano
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Winner of the 2012 New Orleans International Piano Competition, Viktor Valkov recently gave a critically acclaimed recital in London’s Wigmore Hall. He has been soloist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, New Symphony Orchestra, and the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. He has made several recordings for the Bulgarian National Radio archive, and for Bulgarian National Television and Macedonian Radio and Television. With Bulgarian cellist Lachezar Kostov, he performed in Carnegie’s Zankel Hall and won the Liszt-Garisson International Competition. His first solo CD was a Naxos release of the complete piano music of Dimitar Nenov. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor of Piano.