site.btaSofia Philharmonic Presents Two Young Bulgarian Musicians with Careers Abroad
Sofia Philharmonic is presenting two young Bulgarian musicians with careers abroad. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Symphony No. 3 Eroica will sound under the baton of Boian Videnoff with soloist Simeon Geshev on the piano. The popular Beethoven programme will be presented on February 5 at Bulgaria Hall, the Philharmonic said.
Boian Videnoff was born in Bulgaria in 1987, into a musical family. He grew up in Italy and Germany, where he received his musical education on the violin, piano, oboe and singing, before studying conducting with Jorma Panula and Gianluigi Gelmetti. Videnoff is the Artistic Director of the Mannheimer Philharmoniker whose artistic profile he has continuously formed since he founded the orchestra in 2010. He has led the young ensemble on concert tours and guest performances to China, Russia, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland and collaborated with renowned soloists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Sonya Yoncheva, Sergei Babayan, Lars Vogt, Johannes Moser, Valentina Lisitsa, Julian Steckel, Sergei Nakariakov, Igor Levit and others.
Young Bulgarian pianist Simeon Goshev finished his musical education in the University of Music in Vienna (MDW) after studying with world class musicians like Stefan Vladar, Oleg Maisenberg and Liliya Zilberstein. In February 2021 he finished a PhD at the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria with dissertation on Stravinsky’s ballets and in October 2021 he became part of the esteemed teaching team of the piano department at the MDW. As from 2021 Simeon Goshev is an official Boesendorfer Artist – representing one of the world’s leading piano brands.