About the album
Krassimira Jordan is Professor Piano and Artist-in-Residence at Baylor University, and has established for herself an international reputation as both a concert pianist and a recording artist. He has an impressive list of international prizes to her name, including the International Piano Competitions "Alfredo Casella" and "Alessandro Casagrande," as well as the Mozart "Clara Haskil" Prize. She currently records and performs frequently as one half of the Vienna Piano Duo alongside fellow pianist Thomas Kreuzberger. She has chosen some of her favorite and most-performed works for this recording, including works by Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy, and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Born in Varna, Bulgaria, of Russian and Bulgarian parents, Krassimira Jordan studied in Sofia, Vienna, and Moscow, where she was a pupil of Sanislav Neuhaus and Emil Gilels. She has won a series of international prizes, including the coveted Mozart "Clara Haskil" prize. She has performed in major cities throughout Europe, as well as in Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, and the United States. She is currently an Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Piano at Baylor University in the United States.