YOUNG ARTIST LATE BITE: September 2
Bulgarian pianist Marina Staneva is a 2019 Sam Hutchings Piano Prize Recipient, a Britten-Pears Young Artist 2018 and a full scholarship recipient at the Brancaleoni Festival, Italy in 2018.
Marina made her Wigmore Hall debut in October 2019 together with Toby White, cello. She has performed at the Barbican Hall, Milton Court Concert Hall, Linbury Foyer at the Royal Opera House and The Inner Temple in London, Liverpool Philharmonic, Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple and the Britten Studio in Snape Maltings. She regularly records for Classic FM and took part in the “The First Global Granados Marathon” broadcast live from Milton Court Concert Hall. She is a guest artist on Jennifer Johnston and Alisdair Hogarth’s new CD “A Love Letter To Liverpool” released by Rubicon Classics.
Marina has performed for the Pushkin House, Mendelssohn Foundation and the Schubert Society of Britain and has participated in the festivals Oxford Lieder, King’s Lynn, The Holland International Music Sessions, London Contemporary Festival, Dopo il rumore - Italy, Brancaleoni Festival - Italy, ppIANISSIMO - Bulgaria and Varna Summer - Bulgaria.
Future engagements include recitals at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, Lichfield Festival and Lake District Music Festival amongst others around the UK.
As a 2019 Sam Hutchings Piano Prize Recipient she took part in Oxenfoord International with artistic director Malcolm Martineau.
She completed her Masters and Advanced Diploma Degrees with Distinction followed by the Junior Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she studied with Philip Jenkins and Pamela Lidiard supported by the Guildhall Trust and Help Musicians UK.
Currently, Marina is studying privately with Steinway Artist Alisdair Hogarth.