Pavlina Dokovska: Among the highlights of her performing career figure concerts with the Luxembourg Philharmonic under conducters Leopold Hager and Paavo Jarvi, and important debuts at the Spoleto Festival in Italy, Mai Musical in Bordeaux, the Frick Collection in New York, Munich’s Gasteig, the National Gallery in Washington, Prague’s Autumn Festival and the Klavierfestival Ruhr in Germany.
At the International Apolonia Festival in Bulgaria she gave a solo recital in addition to a duo-recital with the great Bulgarian soprano Stefka Evstatieva. In New York, she has appeared in several top halls, including Avery Fisher Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and Merkin Hall. A sought-after soloist with orchestra, she has performed with the symphony orchestras of Austin, Knoxville, Youngstown and Great Falls, and performed Chopin’s e-minor Concerto with the Billings Symphony and Prokofiev’s 3rd Piano Concerto with the Augsburg Symphony in Germany. Duo-recitals with the late legendary Bulgarian bass Nicolai Ghiaurov brought both to Paris, Munich, the Salzburg Festival, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, and Wigmore Hall in London to standing ovations throughout.
In her native Bulgaria, she regularly performs as recitalist and soloist with all the major orchestras, including the Sofia Philharmonic and Radio Symphony.