Angela Tosheva, pianist
A rare mixture of rigueur and dynamics characterizes Angela Tosheva's performance style.
These exceptional qualities and have made her the recipient of numerous awards and critical acclaim.
Her professional achievements include the Usti and Labem Award at the age of 12, first prize at the International Competition in Salerno in 1978, first prize at the Liszt-Bartok Competition in 1988, and the Golden Feather Award of the Classic FM Sofia in 1997.
Deemed one of the most outstanding Bulgarian pianists of her generation, Tosheva graduated from Sofia Academy of Music in 1984, studying afterward with Gyorgy Sebok and Ketil Haugsand.
In 2003 she and composer Michail Goleminov founded The Orange Factory Psychoacoustic Arts, a music school, experimental multimedia studio and music publishing house.
Tosheva has been living as a freelance soloist since 2001.
Angela Tosheva’s performance have been internationally acclaimed in more than twenty countries, including Portugal, Brazil, Italy, France, Russia, Ireland, Turkey, Canada, Norway and in the USA.
Works by Orlando Gibbons, William Byrd, Jacob Froberger, Louis Marchand, Fr. Couperin
J. S. Bach - Partita No.1 in B flat Major Partita No.6 in e minor, French Ouverture in b minor, Italian Concerto,Chromatic Phantasy and Fugue,Preludes and fugues WTC I & II
W. A. Mozart - Sonatas KV 310, KV 576, Phantasy and Sonata in c minor KV 475 & KV 457
L. v. Beethoven - Sonatas op.27, 31, 53, 54, 57, 90, 109, Variations "Eroica" op.35 in E
Fr. Schubert - Four Impromptus op.90, Wanderer Phantasy in C Major, Sonata in a minor
Sonata in B flat Major D 960, Sonata in C Major "Reliquie" D 840
R. Schumann – Sinfonische Etueden op. 13, Phantasy op. 17, Humoresque op, 20, Morning songs,
F. Liszt - Mephisto valtz No.1, Transcendent study in f minor, Transcendent study "The wild hunt", Sonata in b minor
J. Brahms - Variations and Fugue on a theme by Haendel
Fr. Chopin - 12 studies op.10, 4 studies op.25 - No. 3 ,6, 10, 12, Sonatas in B flat minor
op. 35 and in b minor op. 58, Scherzo No.3 in b minor, Three Nocturnes op. 9, Ballade op. 23 No. 1
Al. Scriabin - 3 Studies op. 65, Studies op.8 No.No. 2, 3, 9, 12, Studies op. 42 No.No. 3,
5,Study op. 2 No. 1, Sonatas 9 and 10
S. Rachmaninov - Etudes - tableaux op. 33 No. 7, 8, op. 39 No. 3, 9, 12;Preludes
Cl. Debussy - Images vols.1&2, Estampes, Twelve studies, Two arabesques
M. Ravel - Alborada del gracioso
Anton von Webern - Variations op. 27
P. Hindemith - Sonata No.3
B. Bartok - Dance - Suite, Suite "Out the Doors", Sonata (1926), Six Bulgarian Dances
(Mikrokosmos VI th vol.), Six Rumanian Dances, Four dirges, Three bourlesques op. 8a, Rumanian Dance No.1, Two studies op.18, No.1&2, Improvisations op. 20, Two Elegies op. 8b
Andre Boucourechliev - 6 Etudes apres Piranese, Orion
Dimitar Nenov - Tocatta, Movie - suite
Vesselin Stoyanov - Rhapsody
Lazar Nikolov - Sonatas No. 2, 6, 7, 8
Konstantin Iliev - Albumblaetter
Vassil Kazandjiev - The Bells, Equilibristics, Esotheric Variations
Georgi Mintchev - Sonograms
Ivan Spassov - 24 bagatelles, Piece in a folk style
Gueorgui Arnaoudov - Ritual I, Ritual II "Incarnation in the Light", Monodies and sequences, The Enchanted Domain, The voice of the winds, Partita I
Michail Goleminov - Galileo, Floating metal, Music of melting ice, Five Etudes, Prelude and
Fugue for piano and live electronics
Liubomir Denev - Angela's flights
Roussi Tarmakov - Minimal in G
Boyan Vodenicharov - Prelude I
Yannis Xenakis - Evryali
Pawel Szymanski - Two studies
Pawel Mykietyn - Epiphora, Four Preludes
Tadeusz Wieliecki - Collage-tango
Michael Tippett - Sonata No. 4
Thomas Ades - Traced Overhead op. 15
György Kurtag - Eight pieces op. 3, Splinters op. 6d, Extraits from "Jatekok"
György Ligeti - Automne a Varsovie, Fanfares, Cordes vides, Fem, En Suspens
Barnabas Dukay - Rondino speaking to the Heart, Invisible fire
Roderik de Man - Ivory landscape, Auxochromes
Ton de Leeuw - Les Adieux, Linke Hand - Rechte Hand
Ton Bruynel - Brouillard
Works by Daan Manneke, Enrique Raxach, Klaas de Vries & other Dutch composers
John Adams - Phrygian Gates