Piano duo Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov

Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov began taking piano instruction at the age of 5 and both had their first public solo performances with orchestra when they were 9 years old.

After developing as a soloist at the Music University Sofia, they studied at the Music Universitiy Hanover with Vladimir Krainev. In 1995 they founded in Hanover their piano duo, which won all well-known piano duo competitions in the first three years of its existence. Since then Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov have performed internationally in prestigious halla and important festivals, for example at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Music Festival Gstaad and La Roque d’Anthéron. In the meantime, under the cpo label there are available eight CDs, among which contain many world-first recordings. In 2005 they were the youngest jurors at the ARD Music Competition Munich and in 2008 at the International Piano Competition in Almaty. In 2010 Genova and Dimitrov were additionally chosen to be Artistic Directors of the International Dranoff Duo Piano Competition in Miami. Since 2008, the duo directs the newly opened piano duo class at the Universitiy for Music and Theatre in Hanover.
Photo: Iréne Zandel

Aglika Genova