Education

Christo believes in the lifelong learning. His exceptional musical talent became apparent at an early age when he won FIRST PRIZE in THE NATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION at the age of twelve, and FIRST PRIZE in The National Composition Competition “1300 years Bulgaria” at the age of nineteen.

New Bulgarian Music
After graduating the National Music School in Sofia, he served in the Bulgarian Military Construction Corps as an ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR of the Male Choir "Sofia". The magic of singing inspires him always. Vox humana...

1983-88 Christo graduates choir conducting by Prof. Lilia Gyuleva and opera-symphonic conducting with Prof. Vassil Kazandjiev at the National Music Academy in Sofia. Later he specialized conducting in the VIENNA UNIVERSITY FOR MUSIC & FINE ARTS with prof. Karl Österreicher.



Bela Bartok Competition
SUMMER ACADEMIES
  • 1990 Winter Music Festival – Prof. Ilya Musin (Russia)
  • 1988 Szombathely – Prof. Péter Eötvös (Hungary)
  • 1988 Varna Summer – Prof. Karl Österreicher (Bulgaria)
  • 1987 Wiemar – Prof. Kurt Sanderling (Gemany)
  • 1986 Varna Summer – Prof. Karl Österreicher (Bulgaria)