Ivo Stankov (violin) and Ivan Donchev (piano) are among the most promising young Bulgarian musicians. Ivo Stankov has been active as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and teacher in the UK and in other European countries, and Ivan Donchev serves on the piano faculty at “Praeneste” Academy of Music in Rome and gives master classes in Bulgaria, Italy, England, Japan, South Korea.

Both have worked with major European orchestras and renowned conductors. Ivo Stankov is Artistic Director of the London Festival of Bulgarian Culture. Alongside their successful performance in Europe, they never miss the opportunity to play before Bulgarian public, to make recordings in Bulgaria and promote Bulgarian composers.


  • Track Listing

    Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23

    [1] Presto 8’41’’

    [2] Andante scherzoso, piu allegretto 9’01’’

    [3] Allegro molto 5’58’’

    Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24

    [4] Allegro 9’50’’

    [5] Adagio molto espressivo 5’52’’

    [6] Scherzo – Allegro molto 1’23’’

    [7] Rondo – Allegro ma non troppo 7’08’’

    Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30

    [8] Allegro assai 4’29’’

    [9] Tempo di minuetto, ma molto moderato e grazioso 8’27’’

    [10] Allegro vivace 3’51’’

    DDD 60’52’’

  • Participating

    Ivo Stankov, violin
    Ivan Donchev, piano