B i o g r a p h y
Miroslav Dimitrov was born in 1973 in the town of Burgas, Bulgaria.
He started playing piano at the age of 4. In 1992 M. Dimitrov graduated from the Musical High School Pantcho Vladigerov in Burgas as a Valedictorian of his class. Furthermore, in 1992 he entered into The National Music Academy in Sofia with the highest admission status of all students nationalwide. Dimitrov graduated in 1996 from the Academy again as a Valedictorian in the piano class of Prof. Milena Mollova, the famous Bulgarian pedagogue and pianist. In 1997 Miroslav Dimitrov was admitted into the piano masterclass of Prof. Geoffrey Douglas Madge at The Royal Conservatory, The Hague, The Netherlands.
Miroslav Dimitrov has had his first concert at the age of 7. At the age of 14 he played L. van Beethoven, Concerto No.1 Op.15 in C major with the Burgas Philharmonic Orchestra.
Miroslav Dimitrov has received awards at the following competitions for pianists:
- 10th Bulgarian National Competition Svetoslav Obretenov - 1st prize
- 16th International Competition for Young Pianists Senigallia - Italy
- 1st Bulgarian National Competition Liszt - Bartok
- 1st Academic Competition Johannes Brahms
- 3rd International Competition P. Konyovich in Belgrade - 1st prize
He is also a laureate of the Prof. Lyuba Encheva music award.
Miroslav Dimitrov has had concerts with the Philharmonic Orchestras in the Bulgarian towns of Sofia, Russe, Pleven, Burgas etc.. He has played at the International Festival March Musical Days; The International Musical Festival Laureate Days Katya Popova; Art Festival Apolonia 1996; Salonica, Culture Capital of Europe, Greece 1997.
In 1994 he was invited to give the opening to the 3rd Congress of the European Piano Teachers Association (EPTA), performing Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 with the Belgrade State Philharmonic Orchestra.
Miroslav Dimitrov has broadcasted with the Bulgarian National Television and Bulgarian National Radio, TV 7 days, radio FM Classic, RTB and others.
Soloconcerts he gave, amongst others, for members of the Dutch Parlement in The Hague, in Cöteanum, Zwitserland, de Amstelkerk, Amsterdam, in the Laurenskerk, Rotterdam and Japan.
Furthermore on his repertoirelist are amongst others: Schumann piano concerto, Gershwin piano concerto in F , the inspiring Rachmaninoff 2nd piano concerto, and the 5th piano concerto of Beethoven Emperor.