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Biography
Teodora Dimitrova is a violinist with various musical interests. She has been a solo artist with several symphony orchestras in Bulgaria, in addition to appearances with the North Carolina Symphony. Teodora has performed solo and chamber recitals in Europe, as well as in the US. She has been featured in performances and recorded for the Bulgarian National Radio and Television and WUNC.
Teodora's repertoire covers a wide range of styles, unlimited by the standard violin works. She enjoys performing Bulgarian and other Eastern European music, as well as presenting contemporary works to the audience. She performed the Eastern European premieres of “Fledermaus Fantasy” by American composer Judith Shatin and Somei Satoh’s “Birds in Warped Time II”. Teodora also played the first Bulgarian concert performance of William Bolcom’s Second Sonata for Violin and Piano.
In January 2010 Teodora was invited by the Bulgarian Consulate in New York to present her new recital program "Orient Express: from Paris to Istanbul". The project represents a musical travel from Western to Eastern Europe, featuring composers from France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey.
Teodora also enjoys performing as an orchestral musician. She has been a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra (Switzerland) and Symphony in C (New Jersey) for the past few years, where she has worked with conductors such as Kurt Masur, Valery Gergiev, Charles Dutoit, and Paavo Järvi. As an orchestral and chamber musician she has performed in Berlin Konzerthaus, Avery Fischer, Carnegie and Alice Tully halls, among other venues.
Teodora completed her Master's degree at the Juilliard School in May 2010, where she also received her Bachelor's in 2008 as a scholarship student of Masao Kawasaki.

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