Vyara

Vyara Grancharova (Вяра Грънчарова)

Vyara Grancharova


  • Date Of Birth:

March 27th

  • Instruments:

viola da gamba

  • Education:

I got my musical education in the musical school – “Lyubomir Pipkov” and later graduated in the Music Academy –“Pancho Vladigerov” – “Contrabass” department. Got my specialization by Klaus Stoll in Germany

  • Musical Background:

I come from a musical family with a grandmother violin player and uncle contrabassist. Since I was only three years old I was very keen on playing ballet and very soon stared to sing in a choir “ Bodra Smqna” leaded by conductor Liliana Bocheva/ Baden-Baden.
I was playing with:
– Chamber Orchestra of the Music School Sofia;
– Chamber Orchestra of the National Music Academy / Sofia;
– Chamber Orchestra of Gabrovo city;
– The Symphonic Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio;
– The Mandolin Orchestra Sofia;
– Ethno jazz formation – “Om art Formation”;
– Ensemble of folclore music and dance – “Gotse Delchev”;
– Ensemble for classical ancient music – “Music Antique” Sofia
– Duo “ Bass Dance”

  • Favourite Bands:

Les Ambassadeurs, Hespèrion XXI, Kamelot

  • Favourite Musicians:

Johann Sebastian Bach

Georg Friedrich Händel

Arcangelo Corelli

Antonio Vivaldi

Céline Dion

Mstislav Rostropovich

Giuseppe Verdi

Gioachino Rossini

Giacomo Puccini

Herbert von Karajan

Johann Strauß

  • Favourite Albums:

Bach “St Matthew’s Passion”

Hector Berlioz “Symphonie fantastique”

Felix Mendelssohn “Concerto for Violin”

PGiovanni Bottesini “all works for contra bass”

Serge Koussevitzky “all works for contra bass”

Johannes Brahms “all symphonies and concertos”

Franz Schubert “The Trout”

Henry Purcell “all”

Mozart “Don Giovanni – opera”

Giuseppe Verdi “all”

Lorena McKennitt “all”

Renaissance and Baroque

    • Favourite Movies:

    Some Like It Hot (1959),Charles Chaplin (All), The Master and Margarita, The Silence of the Lambs (1991) , Anthony Hopkins (most movies),
    Sophie’s Choice, Out of Africa, The Bridges Of Madison County, Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), “Vokzal dlya dvoikh (1983)

Last Update at: 30-10-2017

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