Krassimira Jordan

Artist in Residence and Professor of Piano
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: (254) 710-1417
Fax: (254) 710-1191

Sofia Conservatory of Music; Moscow Conservatory; Vienna Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Concert pianist and winner of Alfred Casella, Clara Haskil, Alessandro Casagrande, and Rio de Janeiro International Piano Competitions. Pupil of Emil Gilels and Stanislav Neuhaus. Recitalist and orchestral soloist in Russia, Hungary, Poland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, and the United States. Formerly professor of piano at the Vienna Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Carnegie Hall debut in 1989. Recorded series entitled "Famous Pianoworks by Franz Liszt."

Krassimira Jordan's imaginative and intuitive interpretations have elicited the highest acclaim from the press. Her compact disc releases, Slavic Masterworks for Piano and The Legacy of Pantcho Vladigerov, are both available on the Albany Records label. The most recent CD, which includes Franz Liszt's Sonata in B Minor, is available on

Her publications on the teaching of Anton Rubinstein, the music of Bulgarian composer Pantcho Vladigerov, and the artistry of one of the most enigmatic—and certainly the most adventurous—pianists of recent times, Marc-André Hamelin, have attracted the attention of music scholars and magazines worldwide.

Many of Krassimira Jordan's former students hold prestigious positions at different schools in the USA, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Austria, Romania, and Germany. She is particularly well known to piano teachers associations in the United States and abroad through her extraordinary presentations, master classes, lecture-demonstrations, and highly professional adjudications.


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