Winner of the 2015 Astral Artists National Auditions and a Gold Medalist at the 2012 New Orleans International Piano Competition, Viktor Valkov has been highly acclaimed by critics as “sensational” and a “lion of the keyboard.”
Along with numerous chamber music and solo appearances, Mr. Valkov has also performed with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Since 2002, Mr. Valkov has given a number of recitals in the United States, Japan, China, England, Norway, Germany, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, and Macedonia in prestigious concert venues including Zankel and Weill Halls at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Wigmore Hall in London, Sakura Hall and Okinawa Convention Center in Japan, and Alte Aula Heidelberg, Germany. In Bulgaria, he has appeared in performances with several major orchestras and music festivals.
Viktor Valkov is an Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Sponsors: Louisa Lundgren Legacy Artist; Laura and Roy Lundgren, Lia Lundgren