Iva Nokolova performs a solo violin concert in Qingdao at the Qingdao Grand Theatre on August 17, 2011. She will be accompanied by Dalibor Cikojević on piano for a program including works by Mozart, Bach, Sarasate, Massenet, and Schumann. Tickets on sale at the venue or purchase online.
When: August 17, 7.30 pm
Venue: Qingdao Grand Theatre / 青岛大剧院
Location: 5 Yunling Lu, Laoshan district / 云岭路5号
Tickets: 20-100 yuan (RMB)
More Info: 8066.5555
More info/bio on Iva:
Iva Nikolova, born in Bulgaria, took her first violin lesson at the age of 5 and made a concerto debut at the age of 10. She began her violin studies with Trendafil Milanov and Alexander Serafimov at the National School of Music Lyubomir Pipkov in Sofia, then carried on studying under Viktor Liberman at Utrecht’s Hochschule in the Netherlands, Josef Sivo (Vienna High School of Music) and Alexander Arenkov (Vienna Musical Conservatory) where she graduated with distinction in 1995.
Iva has won prizes from a number of national and international competitions including the First Prize and Grand Prix of the International Violin Competition Andrea Postacchini in Fermo, Italy in 1997. As a soloist, Iva has performed with the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra, the Sibiu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moravia Symphony Orchestra and other symphony and chamber formations.
Iva has been a concertmaster of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Graz Opera Orchestra. She has also played in Wiener Symphoniker Orchestra and has been engaged by the Radio Orchestra in Munich. Iva is currently first violin section principal in Bruckner Orchester Linz, which she joined in 2009.