„To shine, play Bechstein.“
Young Bulgarian pianist Evgeny Genchev has been steadily gaining wider recognition and critical acclaim. He has given numerous recitals and concerts across Europe, North America, China and Austral ia, and has won prizes at more than fifteen national and international piano competitions. Evgeny has appeared on TV channels, where he performed on TV shows such as Heidi Klum’s Next Top Model, MoMa, Willkommen 2017 (at Brandenburg Gate for over 600 thousand people), Helene Fischer Christmas Show alongside Henele Fischer and Schlagerbooom with Florian Silbereisen. Genchev has performed in many renowned concerts halls such as Kaufman Centre, New York; Philharmonie, Munich; Alte Oper, Frankfurt; Bridgewater Hall, Manchester; Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin; Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City; Westfalenhallen, Dortmund; LSO St Luke’s and Milton Court Hall, London; Glinka Philharmonic Hall, St Petersburg; Philharmonic Hall , Warsaw; National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Beijing; and National Palace of Culture, Sofia. In recent seasons he performed with the Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM (OFUNAM) in Mexico City, the Polish Baltic Frederic Chopin Philharmonic in Gdansk, the LISMA Festival Orchestra in New York, OSUANL in Monterrey, and the Plovdiv Symphony Orchestra, collaborating with conductors such as Massimiliano Caldi, Arkady Leytush, Jesus Medina, Yan-Pascal Tortelier and Jan Latham-Koenig.
Evgeny Genchev was born in Bulgaria and began his piano studies at the Dobrin Petkov National School of Music and Dance. On completion of his course, Genchev was presented with the Dobrin Petkov Grand Award for Achievements in Music. Genchev continued his education at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and the International Piano Academy ‘ Incontricol Maestro’ in Imola, Italy. He has recently finished the Artist Diploma programme at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London after graduating with Distinction from the Master in Performance course.