Widely acclaimed for her passionate, powerful performances, beautiful sound, and compelling command of her instrument, violinist Bella Hristova is a young musician with a growing international career. Combining a mix of concerto, recital and chamber music performances, as well as educational outreach, she is indeed a very busy performer.
Born in Bulgaria to Russian and Bulgarian parents, she began her violin study at the age of 6 and at 12 participated in Master Classes at Salzburg's Mozarteum. Later she attended the Curtis Institute of Music and received her Artist Diploma from Indiana University. She is the recipient of many prizes including Young Concert Artists International Auditions, the Avery Fisher Career Grant, and performs frequently with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
She is also appearing in full recital for the Artist Series Concerts prior to her first visit to SILL's Music Mondays.