|Zornitsa Ilarionova, Violinist (Bulgaria)|
Zornitsa Ilarionova was born on 28.09.1992 in Pleven, Bulgaria. She graduates the “Lyubomir Pipkov” National School of Music, Sofia in the violin class of her mother – Blagorodna Taneva. Currently Zornitsa is a student of prof. Zakhar Bron at the “Queen Sofia” College of Music in Madrid, Spain.
Zornitsa Ilarionova is a winner of numerous prizes in many national and international violin competitions as: “Nedyalka Simeonova”, “Pancho Vladigerov”, “Dobrin Petkov”, “Young Virtuosos” , “Kanetti, Antaliya”, “VaskoAbadjiev”-Sofia and many others. She had given successful concerts in European cities like Paris, Cannes, Monaco, Madrid, Lisbon, Brussels, Hamburg, Essen, Moscow, Vienna, Ljubljana, Interlaken, Thessaloniki, Belgrade etc. She takes part in numerous international music festivals (“March Music Days”- Russe, Bulgaria, “Vladimir Spivakov”-Moscow, “Musica Mundi”-Belgium, Chamber Music Festival in Bohlen, Germany, “Sofia Music Weeks”- Sofia, “Varna Summer”- Varna, “Apolonia”- Sozopol, “Laureates days Katya Popova”- Pleven), as well as in master-classes of Zakhar Bron, Mincho Minchev, Leonid Kerbel, Tanja Becker – Bender, Boris Garlitsky, Michael Frischenschlager, Donald Weilerstein, Oleg Krysa, Kevork Mardirossian, Ivry Gitlis, Svetlin Roussev,Vadim Gluzman, Midori and many others.
Zornitsa Ilarionova has huge number of recordings made for the Bulgarian National TV, Bulgarian National Radio and different broadcastings. At the age of 14 she records a CD with music by Mozart and Sarasate. She performed as a soloist of many symphony orchestras in Bulgaria and abroad.
On 12th June 2014 she has been awarded from her Majesty Queen Sofia in Royal Palace of El Pardo in Madrid, Spain with the award “ The best violinist in the violin class of prof. Zakhar Bron”.