Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Boris Bikov | 3rd Prize | Piano | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Boris Bikov, Age 13
Score: 88.85

Boris Bikov is 13, from Plovdiv, Republic of Bulgaria,
7th grade student at the National School of Music and Dance ""Dobrin Petkov"" - Plovdiv, in the piano class of Svetlana Koseva
He starts playing the piano when he is five years old.
From September 2013 is a student at the ""Dobrin Petkov"" School of Music - Plovdiv, from Svetlana Koseva’s piano class.

Boris is Laureate in many international competitions: ""XIIIth International Piano Competition Nicolas Rubinstein"", Paris, France (2016), ""XIV International Competition for Young Pianists"", Nis, Serbia (2016) , ""International Golden Competition"" (Bulgaria-2017), Fifth International Music Competition (""International Music Competition""), International Competition ""Simon Delber-Février"", Nice, France (Bulgaria-2017), XXI-th International Youth Music Competition ""Hopes, Talents, Masters"" (Bulgaria-2017) and others.
He is the only Bulgarian participant in the winner’s concert “International Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition” in London, Royal Albert Hall on 04.04.2017. and in Vienna, Musikverein on 22.09.2017.

On November 24, 2017, he performed Part One of ""Concerto for piano and orchestra in la Minor"" by Edvard Grig as a soloist of the State Symphony Orchestra of Shumen, under the command of maestro Slavov Dimitrov.

From the beginning of 2018 so far he has the following achievements:
- Second place at level C / 12-14 years / from the prestigious international music competition for classical music ""eMuse 2018"". The results were announced on 1 May 2018.
- Second prize in category ""D"" / age group of 13 years. up to the 15th of the XVIIIth International Piano Competition organized by the Russian Conservatory Alexander Skryabin, held from 23rd to 25th April in the Marble Hall of the Russian Cultural Center in Paris, France.
- First prize at International Music Internet Competition ""Imka"" - Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The results were announced on February 30, 2018.
- First Prize and Certificate No. 186.100 - First Degree at the International Web Arts Contest 2017-2018 - Play, organized by Festival & Contest. The certificate allows free participation in the International Multi-genre Festival - Italian Break Competition in March 2018, held in Remi, Italy, and free participation in the Open International Auditions International Contest for Artists in September 2018, taking place in the Republic of San Marino.
- Second Prize from ""National Competition for Young Pianists STELLA OSLEKOVA"" - Plovdiv, 11.01.2018г.

J. S. Bach, Toccata in E Minor BWV 914,

Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke Op. 12, 1. At Eventide, 2.Aspiration,

E. Grieg - Improvisation on Norwegian Folk Songs, op. 29, No. 1,