HINDEMITH – CHRISTOSKOV – RAITCHEV – PENDERECKI – REGER
DIMITAR PENKOV, ALTO SEUL
Dimitar Penkov was born 1953 in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria and studied at the National Academy of Music in his hometown. In 1974 he was the youngest participant and won the 1. Prize and a Gold Medal at the International Music Competition in Sofia. Dimiter Penkov reached international acclaim when he was laureate at the International Music Competition in Geneva in 1977. Dimitar Penkov then became a member of the National String Quartet of the Bulgarian Radio, with which he won prizes in the competitions in Colmar and Evian.
In the course of his comprehensive career as an artist, Dimitar Penkov has collaborated with many well-known conductors: including Aldo Ceccato, Pierre Bartolomée, Michael Tabachnik, Vasil Stefanov, Lutz Herbig, Gilbert Varga, Konstantin Iliev, Anthony Bramall, Vasily Kasandjiev, Plamen Djourov, Nikos Athineos, Otmar Maga and others.
Paul HINDEMITH :
Viola Sonata, Op. 11 No. 5: I. Lebhaft, aber nicht geeilt
– II. Mäßig schnell, mit viel Wärme vortragen
– III. Scherzo
– IV. In Form und Zeitmaß einer Passacaglia
Petar CHRISTOSKOV :
– Rhapsody for Solo Violin, No. 3 Op. 21 “Rural”
(Arr. By Dimitar Penkov)
Alexander RAICHEV :
– Aria for Solo Viola (Dedicated to Dimitar Penkov)
Krzysztof PENDERECKI :
– Cadenza for Solo Viola
Max REGER :
Suite No. 2 in D Major, Op. 131d:
– I. Con moto
– II. Andante
– III. Allegretto
– IV. Vivace.