Praised for her passionate performances and dynamic presence, Bulgarian-born conductor and violinist Delyana Lazarova is a young artist with a quickly growing international career. Ms. Lazarova is the First Prize winner of the NRTA Conducing Competition in Tirana in 2019. She has received the James Conlon Conducting Prize at the prestigious Aspen Music Festival in 2019, and has been twice the recipient of the Bruno Walter Conducting Scholarship for the Cabrillo Festival, California in 2017 and 2018.
Ms. Lazarova has worked with orchestras in Europe and USA. Among them are London Classical Soloists in England, Hradec-Kralove Philharmonic Orchestra in Czech Republic, Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra in Greece, Meiningen and Konstanz Symphony Orchestras in Germany, Albanian Radio and Television Orchestra, Pazardjik Symphony Orchestra and Sofia Sinfonietta in Bulgaria, Estonian Festival Orchestra, and Mahler Festival Orchestra, Colorado and Aspen Festival Orchestra in the States.
Delyana has worked and studied in masterclasses with such artists as Bernard Haitink, Paavo Järvi, Renee Fleming, Leonard Slatkin, Peter Summers, Larry Rachleff, and Cristian Mâcelaru. At the moment Delyana is pursuing a Masters degree in Orchestral Conducting at the Zürcher Hochschule der Kunste, in the class of Johannes Schlaefli.
Delyana’s future engagements in 2020/2021 season will include concerts with the Hungarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Albanian Radio Television Symphony Orchestra, Il Solisti Aquilani Orchestra in Italy, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, and Manila Symphony in the Philippines. Delyana will be returning as a conducting fellow for the prestigious Aspen Music Festival, in the summer of 2020.