The release of the new CD with the Concertos for Two Pianos by Bela Bartok and Victor Babin (World Premiere Recording, «cpo») with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio led by Yordan Kamdzhalov, as well as the studio recordings of a further CD with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio and the Genesis Orchestra/Y.Kamdzhalov («cpo»); the numerous recital and orchestra appearances in Germany and in abroad; the Master Courses at Cloister Michaelstein (Germany) and at ISA Allegra in Russe (Bulgaria); the realization of the TV portrait movie of the Bulgarian National Television BNT about the Duo.
"Etude for Two Pianos: The Talented. The Dreamers. The Successful." - the BNT Bulgarian National TV Documentary Movie | WATCH >>
"Sublime Epiphany" - the Recital of the Duos in Russe | BG
This way the radio journalist Diana Dimitrova describes the Recital of the Duo in Russe. The audience in the sold-out City Theatre Concert Hall affirms her opinion with standing ovations |
NDR Kultur Radio Hamburg presents Genova & Dimitrov in interview with Raliza Nikolov about their new orchestra CD "Bartok & Babin" | DE LISTEN >>
Triumphant celebration of the Duo in Coburg | DE
The first guest appearance of the Duo in Coburg has been anticipated with enormous thrill by both, the audience and the press - "In Best Harmony at Four Hands!", announces the Coburg Tageblatt Newspaper. The Artists however exceed all expectations with their fulminant performance: "Brilliant Piano Magic at Four Hands", the Bamberg Guide Magazine, "Synchronous Passion. A great appearance!", the Neue Presse Newspaper, "Double virtuoso at the final. Duo play in completion", Coburg Tageblatt Newspaper | READ (1) >> | READ (2) >> | READ (3) >> | READ (4) >>
The top rating review of music pope Ingo Harden about the new CD in the German magazine FONO FORUM | DE
"The internationally renowned Duo Genova & Dimitrov (...) performs with its usual precision and brilliance and is supported reliably by its Bulgarian compatriots in these recordings." | READ >>
"Raising of the Treasure" - Das Orchester Magazine with impressively brilliant press review on the new CD "Bartok & Babin" | DE
The principal German-speaking magazine for orchestral music, published by Schott Music, releases its brilliant press review on the Duo's new CD "Bartok & Babin" (cpo):
"Genova & Dimitrov with velvety nonpathetic poetry, gentle and smooth like warm summer rain drops... The four piano hands captivate... Motorical and technical stamina... Organically reached tempo and dynamical climaxes... Magnificent sound formations remaining still transparent... Perpetuum mobile-like flowing piano progressions..." | READ >>
"Listen and Marvel!": Pizzicato Music Magazine with Top Rating | LU
During one of the rare and short relaxing times on the balcony of their Miami domicile, the Artists enjoy reading the brilliant top-rated press review about their new CD "Bartok & Babin" in the Luxembourg "Pizzicato" Music Magazine | READ >>
"A grandiose proof of one of the world's best piano duos!": PianoNews Magazine | DE
Carsten Durer, the Editor-in-Chief of the Europe's leading German-speaking piano magazine on the new CD "Bartok & Babin" in the March/April issue | READ >>
The celebrated concerts in Bielefeld with Alexander Kalajdzic and the Bielefeld Philharmonics | DE
"Overwhelming esprit... Sparkling insouciance... Remarkable precision... Sensitive piano touch..." - the German Neue Westfalische Newspaper appraises highly the two sold-out appearances of Genova & Dimitrov at the Oetker-Halle with the Bielefeld Philharmonics led by Chief Conductor Alexander Kalajdzic, and with Mendelssohn's fulminant Concerto in E major.
The lifestyle magazine "Auszeit" (Timeout) with large portrait & Special Edition CD of the Duo | GE
The upscale lifestyle magazine "Auszeit" (Timeout) 1/2017 with a large portrait about Genova & Dimitrov and with Special Edition CD exclusively with the Duo's recordings. In 100.000 copies across Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the entire EU | READ >>
Radio Bremen dedicates its entire broadcasting "Nordwestradio in concert: Classic" to the new CD | GE
Radio Bremen dedicates its entire 1-hour long broadcasting "Nordwestradio in concert: Classic" to the presentation of the Duo's new CD "Bartok & Babin - Concertos for Two Pianos". Host: Wilfried Schaeper | READ >>
"Stellar Piano Duo": the top ranking CD press review in the "KLASSIK HEUTE" Music Magazine about the new CD | GE
"Thrilling music in its recent new restaging! Piano Duo and Orchestra on a maximum energy level. Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra under Yordan Kamdzhalov in a wide-awaken exchange of radical sound colors and eruptive energies - the exact intensity this work needs!... Spectacular also the soloistical duels of this stellar piano duo." | READ >>
"A Piano Duo of Superlatives!": the Wiener Zeitung top CD press review on the Duo's new CD "Bartok & Babin" | AT
"A Duo of Superlatives!": the Wiener Zeitung top CD press review on the Duo's new CD Bartok & Babin (cpo 555 001-2). "Genova & Dimitrov: It could not be better, as there would be one single body with four arms. Fireworks display!", reports Edwin Baumgartner in Austria's daily newspaper. | READ >>
Genova & Dimitrov at BNR Bulgarian National Radio Sofia Program Interview | BG
"We always strive to the top that we have never reached before": Genova & Dimitrov at BNR Bulgarian National Radio Sofia Program Interview with host Daniela Benisheva | LISTEN >>
The new CD "Béla Bartók & Victor Babin
Concertos for Two Pianos & Orchestra" [cpo 555 001-2] has been released | GE
The Artists at BNR Bulgarian National Radio Bulgaria Program Interview | BG
"Aglika Genova & Liuben Dimitrov about the art to share life with someone, about the common breathing and stage experience" - the large Bulgarian National Radio interview with journalist Albena Bezovska, including breathtaking live appearance recording excerpts | LISTEN >>
"They don't just live, they blaze!": Genova & Dimitrov starring the TV show "Night Owls" in Sofia | BG
"They don't live, they blaze!" - Genova & Dimitrov starring the top show of the Bulgarian National Television BNT1 "Night Owls" with host Iskra Angelova, and with the participation of the conductor Yordan Kamdzhalov, the flutist Yavor Zhelev and the physicist Teodosiy Teodosiev | WATCH >>
The top rating of "Singapore Straits Times" on the Franz Liszt CD | SG
Singapore's main newspaper "Singapore Straits Times" publishes its top rating press review on Genova & Dimitrov's Franz Liszt CD (cpo): "The excellent Bulgarian duo of Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov".
New CD recordings with Carl Czerny's Concerto & the Genesis Orchestra led by Yordan Kamdzhalov in Sofia | BG
Short impressions from the recently accomplished CD recordings session for "cpo Records" with Carl Czerny's Concerto for 1 piano at 4 hands & the Genesis Orchestra led by Yordan Kamdzhalov at the Main Studio 1 of the BNR Bulgarian National Radio. Recording team of Georgi Elenkov, Miroslav Danev and Konstantin Dramaliev, Music sheet assistant Ilina Mihova, Piano technician Emil Marinov and Directors of the "BNR Producers House" Teodosii Spasov and Galina Trayanova | WATCH >>
The Duo in the radio program "Music Stage" of the DeutschlandFunk Cologne | GE
In conversation with journalist Agnieszka Zagozdzon the Artists talk about their own experiences and observations as then-competitors and later as jurors at major international music competitions.
Johannes Brahms' "Liebeslieder Waltzes" in Russe | BG
On stage of the Russe City Theatre Hall in celebrated performance of the "Liebeslieder Waltzes" by Johannes Brahms with the "Prof.Vassil Arnaudov" Choir under Maestro Andreas Herrmann. The live recordings of the Bulgarian National Television BNT will be broadcasted soon.
At the International Summer Academy "Allegra" in Russe | BG
Genova & Dimitrov conduct the Master Course for Piano Duo & Piano Solo at this year's edition of the International Summer Academy "Allegra" in Russe with a record-breaking number of participants. Live in interview the Artists explain more about at the morning show of the Bulgarian National Television BNT1 "The Day begins with Culture" | READ >>
Live in the morgning show of the BNT "The Day Begins with Culture" | BG
Genova & Dimitrov live in the morning show of the Bulgarian National Television BNT1 "The Day begins with Culture" about this year's "Allegra" International Summer Academy for Piano Duo and Piano Solo and about the record-breaking number of participants. Together with Academy Director Peter Naydenov.
Guests in live interview at Yura Troshanova's program on ClassicFM Radio | BG
Sensational appearance at the 90th International "Varna Summer" Music Festival | BG
The Duo caused a sensation and standing ovations with its recital appearance at the 90th jubilee edition of the International "Varna Summer" Music Festival in the sold-out Art Gallery Hall. The program contained works for 1 piano at 4 hands by Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Bizet and Ravel. The Bulgarian National Radio BNR broadcasted the event live.
"Aglika & Liuben - Four Hands, One Breath": the 6-page long portrait feature about the duo by Avgusta Manoleva in the newest May 2016 issue of the "Club Z Magazine" | BG | READ >>
"Everyone is important": special guests of the "Broadcasting without name" of the BNR Bulgarian National Radio | BG
"Everyone is important: we should be more tolerant and have more understanding to each other": the Artists are the guest stars of the "Broadcasting without name" of the BNR Bulgarian National Radio Sofia with host Adelina Alexandrova in its Special Easter edition | READ >>
Standing ovations at the "Rachmaninoff Happening" in deSingel in Antwerpen | BE
More than 1000 people celebrated with standing ovations Genova & Dimitrov's performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff's two Suites for two pianos at the "Rachmaninov Happening" in the sold-out Great Blue Hall of deSingel in Antwerpen.
Genova & Dimitrov in Interview with NDR Radio Hamburg host Eva Schramm | DE
In interview talk with NDR Kultur Radio Hamburg host Eva Schramm the Duo pianists narrate about their time between Hannover, Miami and Sofia.
Genova & Dimitrov at the SWR Radio Baden-Baden "Werkgespraech" Broadcasting with host Burkhard Egdorf | WATCH >>
Genova & Dimitrov's performance of Bela Bartok's Concerto in Sofia published | BG
The BNT Bulgarian National Television and BNR Bulgarian National Radio live video recording of Genova & Dimitrov's performance of Bela Bartok's Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussions and Orchestra with percussion soloists Dobri Paliev jr. and Plamen Todorov and with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio under Yordan Kamdzhalov at the Great "Bulgaria" Concert Hall in Sofia has been published |
Genova & Dimitrov - the Front Page Story of Europe's premier piano magazine "PIANONews" | DE
Genova & Dimitrov and the Duo's 20th Birthday Anniversary are the 6-pages large front page story of Europe's premier piano magazine "PIANONews" in its September/October issue | READ >>
"Exuberance and flawless ensemble": Gramophone | UK
The definite judgement of the "Gramophone" Music Magazine about the performances of the Duo in their recent CD "Franz Liszt - Works for Two Pianos"
"Genova & Dimitrov Piano Duo - 20 Years": the brand new CD of the Duo cpo agld 2015 | DE
The brand new CD of the Artists - "Genova & Dimitrov Piano Duo - 20 Years" has been just released in occasion of the 20th birthday of the duo. It includes excerpts of all their 11 CDs, which has been released on cpo between 1999-2015 with both orchestra, and recital programs at 1 piano four-hands and at 2 pianos. Happy Birthday, Aglika and Liuben!!!
"Great Artists, Great Works": Genova & Dimitrov are the "Classic Stars" of the Bavarian Radio Munich broadcasting >>>
ECHO Klassik 2017 for Genova & Dimitrov
The Piano Duo has been awarded the world's most prestigious classical music prize in the Category "Concerto Recording of the Year (20./21.Century)" for their CD "Bela Bartok & Victor Babin - Concertos for Two Pianos" (cpo) with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio led by Yordan Kamdzhalov |
The CD "Bartok & Babin - Concertos for 2 Pianos" nominated for the "Best Recordings List" of the "Deutsche Schallplattenkritik" ("German Record Review") in the category "Concertos" | READ >>
AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE: "Genova & Dimitrov are one of the best duos in the world today!" | USA READ >>
On the concert stage with Yuri Bashmet and the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra | BG
Genova & Dimitrov are the soloists in Johann Sebastian Bach's Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C minor, conductor is the legendary Yuri Bashmet and the orchestra - his Moscow Soloists. For the numerous special radio features on that occasion the NDR Radio Hamburg and the WDR Radio Cologne dispatched one of their most experienced journalists - Raliza Nikolov. The BNR Bulgarian National Radio and the BNT Bulgarian National TV recorded live this stellar constellation in the multiply overbooked concert hall of the "March Music Days" International Festival in Russe | WATCH (Clip 1) >>
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"CD OF SUPERLATIVES": Audio Test Music Magazine | DE
The recording performances of the Genova & Dimitrov piano duo has been chosen as Special Selection Compilation of the "Audio Test" Music Magazine, and accompanied by a large feature about the Artists, has been released in the May edition of the Magazine | READ >>
Genova & Dimitrov on WDR 3 Radio Cologne "Klassik Forum" broadcasting | DE
Genova & Dimitrov on WDR 3 Radio Cologne "Klassik Forum" broadcasting with their new world premiere CD recording of Victor Babin's Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra (cpo). Host Michael Stegemann.
"Legendary German piano duo wowed the crowd" | Barbados
"Legendary German piano duo wowed the crowd... standing ovation and loud screams" - the "Barbados Advocate" Newspaper reports fascinated about the Duo's recital concert appearance at the sold-out Barbados Frank Collymore Hall in occasion of the jubilee of diplomatic relations between Barbados and Germany.
Genova & Dimitrov in Recital in Miami | US
"Genova & Dimitrov Duo bring purity and depth to Dranoff 2Piano recital":
the South Florida Classical Review journalist Dave Rosenbaum reports about the recital appearance of the Duo in the Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ in Miami. Raving audience celebrates the Artists with long-lasting standing ovations. Photos Cristian Lazzari | READ >>
"Go for it!" - David Hurwitz about "Bartok & Babin" in the "Classics Today" | USA
David Hurwitz with a marvellous review about the Artists' new CD "Bartok & Babin" in the renowned US music magazine: "Major Discoveries: Victor Babin, the Composer... Very well played by the duo Genova & Dimitrov!... With evident joy, and well worth to getting to know... Go for it!" | READ >>
"Bartok & Babin" - Selection of "Classical CD Choice" | UK
The Duo's new CD with the Concertos of Bartok and Babin - Selection of the british music magazine: "Powerful and persuasive reading, making for an attractive disc."
Tip of the Day of the "Hoerzu" (Listen up) TV & Radio Magazine | GE
In more than 1 million copies - Genova & Dimitrov and the new CD are the Tip of the Day of the nationwide radio program in Germany's oldest and leading TV & Radio Magazine "Hörzu" (Listen up). | READ >>
"UNITY BY TWO": the Hamburg "Concerti" Music Magazine about the new CD "Bartok & Babin" | GE
"The Genova & Dimitrov Piano Duo with fulminant concertos by Babin and Bartok!", the new top CD review in the German "Concerti" Music Magazine in its 164.000 copies large first 2017 issue, by Christian Lahneck | READ >>
Master Course Cloister Michaelstein 2017 ends with record-breaking number of participants | GE
The Duo's Annual Master Course at Cloister Michaelstein 2017 (Blankenburg/Harz, Germany) ends with record-breaking number of participants. Due to the enormous interest, for first time this year Genova & Dimitrov have taught not only piano duos but also solo pianists. A premiere that will continue in 2018 and beyond.
At BNR Bulgarian National Radio Sofia "Arte Viva" Program Interview | BG
"To save and to preserve in our hearts the divine sparkle of goodness and love to ourselves and to the others": Genova & Dimitrov at BNR Bulgarian National Radio Sofia "Arte Viva" Program Interview with host Daniela Benisheva | LISTEN >>
The new CD - "Christmas Special CD Recommendation" of SWR Radio Stuttgart/Baden-Baden | GE
The new CD of the Duo "Bartok & Babin - Concertos for Two Pianos" has been announced "Christmas Special CD Recommendation" of SWR Radio Stuttgart/Baden-Baden | LISTEN >>
"Two Great Masters on stage": the Duo appears in the Heilbronn Harmony | GE
"Inspiring roller-coaster of music emotions... Tableau of sound colors... Magic Hands... Bravo!" -
the German "Heilbronn Stimme" newspaper about the Duo's concert appearance in the Heilbronn "Harmony" Concert Hall with standing ovations and numerous encores |
The Bulgarian National Radio presents the new CD recording of the Duo | BG
The Bulgarian National Radio presents the new CD recording of the Duo "Bartok & Babin - Concertos for Two Pianos" in the "Allegro vivace" program of the Horizont Channel. Radio host Irena Gadeleva talks live with the artists about their thoughts and ideas on the world premiere release | LISTEN >>
Filming session of the new BNT TV documentary movie about the Duo in Germany | GE
After a fulminant beginning in the Bulgarian mountains of Pirin and Rila and in the capital city of Sofia, the filming of the new Bulgarian National Television BNT movie about Genova & Dimitrov goes further in Hanover, and other locations in Northern Germany. Dynamic and colorful time at the "cpo Records" HQ during the filming session, with product manager Caroline Ranke (cpo), TV director Nikolay Vasilev, camera operator Borislav Georgiev and Petya Panteva (screenplay).
9 German ARD radio stations broadcast simultaneously the Duo's concert appearance | DE
The 9 leading German ARD radio stations broadcasted simultaneously for the millions listeners of their prime time program «ARD Radio Festival» the live recordings of the Duo's recital appearance at the 2016 «Varna Summer» International Music Festival |
Guests at the "Today" Show of the "Bulgaria ON AIR" TV with host Konstantina Zhivova | BG
"The phenomenal piano duo" and the conductor Yordan Kamdzhalov talk about their inspiring projects, and about being appreciated by the international recording companies and the homeland audience likewise |
Genova & Dimitrov's new 2016 photo shooting "Black Swans"
Photographer Victor Victorov, Make-up artist Yanka Doytchinova.
The "Kultura" Newspaper review | BG
The profound review of Dragomir Yossifov in the "Kultura" Newspaper about Genova & Dimitrov's master course for piano duos and piano soloists in the framework of the recent edition of the International Summer Academy "Allegra" in Russe, as well as about their concert appearance with the "Prof.Vassil Arnaudov" Choir conducted by Andreas Herrmann |
Open Air at the "Balchik Classic Days" | BG
Loving audience and beautiful flowers after the open air recital at the 2016 "Balchik Classic Days". Live recordings by Dobrudzha TV |
The Duo artists are guest stars at the "Shlager Radio" Russe | BG
The Duo artists are guest stars of radio host Diana Dimitrova at "Shlager Radio" in Russe with a dynamic interview about their concert appearances at the international summer festivals in Varna, Russe, Balchik, Sozopol, at the "ISA Allegra" Summer Academy, about the past and the future, about the world and the people around |
Genova & Dimitrov "In Person: Great Names, Top Artists" on SWR2 Radio Stuttgart | DE
Kerstin Gebel's 2-hours large top radio broadcasting on SWR2 Radio Stuttgart in personal talk with the Artists and accompanied by their performances, including also some captivating live recordings |
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Guest stars of the BNT2 Bulgarian National Television leading cultural show "Portrait in Words" | BG
Genova & Dimitrov are the guest stars of the BNT2 Bulgarian National Television leading cultural show "Portrait in Words" with host Yury Datchev |
"These two love indeed each other very much": the Duo in Russe at the International Festival "March Music Days" | BG
"These two love indeed each other very much, they also understand each other in a miraculous way, they soar up above the earthly life while playing... Loving audience in true exaltation... A once in a life time experience... Devine concert...", the "Bryag" and the "Utro" newspapers excerpts report clearly about Genova & Dimitrov's very recent appearance at the March Music Days International Festival with an All-Rachmaninoff program and together with actor Ivaylo Nenov.
Genova & Dimitrov - the only piano duo included into the Library of Congress Radio Concert Series Anniversary Edition, Washington | USA
In occasion of its Concert Series 90th Anniversary, the Library of Congress in collaboration with CD Syndications launched a new anniversary edition of the Radio Concert Series, slated for broadcast nationwide and presenting recent highlights from the Library’s stellar concerts. As the only piano duo in all the 13 broadcastings, it is Genova & Dimitrov, whose performance will be presented into the program |
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"Piano Magic at the NDR Radio Hamburg Foyer Concerts. Genova & Dimitrov enchant the audience." Host Ludwig Hartmann | DE |
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"Two Pianos and One Room": Genova & Dimitrov starring the WDR Radio Cologne Broadcasting TonART with host Dr. Christoph Vratz | DE| WATCH >>
Genova & Dimitrov celebrated in Radio Bremen | DE
Radio host Wilfried Schaper celebrates the Duo's 20th birthday with his one-hour-long radio program "Nordwestradio: Klassik" in Radio Bremen. In the broadcasting also: the live recordings from the Duo's appearance at the 2001 Radio Bremen Concert Series "On Black and White Keys" |
The comprehensive portrait feature & new CD of the Duo at the "Fono Forum" | DE
Dr.Christoph Vratz's comprehensive portrait feature about Genova & Dimitrov, incl. the new Special Edition CD in occasion of the 20th Birthday Anniversary of the Duo at the November issue of "Fono Forum" - one of Europe's leading music magazines |
Bulgarian National Radio BNR with two broadcastings about Genova & Dimitrov | BG
The Bulgarian National Radio BNR dedicates two of its top classical broadcastings to the Genova & Dimitrov piano duo's birthday celebration: "Allegro Vivace" on "Horizont" Program with host Irena Gadeleva and "Bulgarian Artists" on "Hristo Botev" Programms with host Svetlana Dimitrova |
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"It is a gift of God to have the music!": the large interview feature with the Duo at `Klassik` Magazine | DE |