Bulgarian pianist Victor Vichev received an first grade honorary mention at Concertino Praga 2022.
Victor Vichev was born in Sophia in 2006. He is studying the piano at the National School of Music and Dance in Plovdiv. In 2014, he was awarded the first prize at the prestigious Svetoslav Obretenov National Competition, while he received a Special Diploma from the International Piano Competition in Smederevo, Serbia and the first prize at the Great Composers competition in London in 2019. He also received the first prize at the sixth National Academic Piano Competition of J. S. Bach and his Contemporaries in Plovdiv and a special prize from the Golden Talents 2021 international competition in the same year. As a soloist, he has performed, for example, Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D major in Plovdiv (2018) and in Sophia (2019) or Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A major with the Sophia Sinfonietta in Sophia and Shumen (2021).