The Donka Kurteva Prize

The Donka Kurteva Prize ​is given in honor of the distinguished Bulgarian pianist DONKA KURTEVA (1906-1991), who studied with L. Mandusheva and Andrey Stoyanov in Sofia and Alfred Cortot in Paris and pursued an international career as a soloist and chamber musician. After relocating to the USA after 1947, she continued her performing and teaching activities.

There is NO required repertoire for this cash prize, awarded on the basis of your performance in the VIVAPIANO competition round.