Viktor Valkov portrait
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Music
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Creative Research

  • NOVA Chamber Music Series, Salt Lake City (Schnittke- Serenade). 11/14/2021 Event organized by NOVA Chamber Music Series Performance, completed 11/14/2021.
  • Chamber music concert- Camerata San Antonio cello recital with Ken Freudigman (Barber- Cello Sonata, Brahms Cello Sonata n.2), University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX Performance, completed 10/26/2021.
  • Chamber music concert- Cello and piano recital at St Mary University San Antonio with Holgen Gjoni (Beethoven- Cello sonata n.3, Brahms- Cello Sonata n.1, Schumann- Fantasy Pieces op.73). 10/25/2021 Event organized by St Mary University, TX. Performance, completed 10/25/2021.
  • Chamber music concert- Camerata San Antonio cello recital with Ken Freudigman (Barber- Cello Sonata, Brahms Cello Sonata n.2), First Lutheran Church San Antonio, TX Performance, completed 10/24/2021.
  • Chamber music concert at Round Top Music Festival Concert Series- Chavdar Parashkevov- violin, Louis-Marie Fardet- cello (Beethoven- Piano trio op.11, Cello Sonata n.5, Violin Sonata n.9 “Kreutzer” Event organized by the Round Top Festival, TX Performance, completed 08/28/2021.
  • Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. Beethoven- trio op.11, Higdon- A gentle notion, De Falla- Ritual Fire Dance, Piazzolla- Tango, Khachaturian- Sabre Dance. Richie Hawley- clarinet, Jon Kimura Parker- piano Performance, completed 08/15/2021.
  • Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. Beethoven- trio op.11, Higdon- A gentle notion, De Falla- Ritual Fire Dance, Piazzolla- Tango, Khachaturian- Sabre Dance. Richie Hawley- clarinet, Jon Kimura Parker- piano Performance, completed 08/14/2021.
  • Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. Schumann Piano Quartet. Sandy Yamamoto- violin, Aloysia Friedman- viola, Lachezar Kostov- cello. Performance, completed 08/11/2021.
  • Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. Schumann Piano Quartet. Sandy Yamamoto- violin, Aloysia Friedman- viola, Lachezar Kostov- cello. Performance, completed 08/10/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Dvorak- Piano Quintet), University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX Performance, completed 05/23/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Dvorak- Piano Quintet), Shreiner University, Kerville, TX Performance, completed 05/22/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Dvorak- Piano Quintet), First Baptist Church- Boerne, TX Performance, completed 05/21/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio. Schoenfeld- Café Music, Schumann- Piano Quartet), University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX Performance, completed 04/25/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio. Schoenfeld- Café Music, Schumann- Piano Quartet), First Baptist Church- Kerville, TX Performance, completed 04/24/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio. Schoenfeld- Café Music, Schumann- Piano Quartet), First Baptist Church- Boerne, TX Performance, completed 04/23/2021.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. University of North Carolina. Performance, completed 04/12/2021.
  • Online recital performed for the Philadelphia Friends of Chamber Music- Luke Dahn 8 Mazurkas and Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition Performance, completed 01/14/2021.
  • Live recital broadcast for Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 11/15/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. Kulturforum Fuerth, Germany. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/30/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. Franziskaner Konzerhaus, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/29/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. The New Basilica, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/27/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. Theater der Stadt Diepholz, Germany. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/25/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. Ratssaal in Crailsheim, Germany. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/24/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. Buerger Saal of Werne, Germany. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/22/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello. Beethoven: Complete sonatas for cello and piano. The Anglican Church of Bad Homburg, Germany. Event organized by ProPiano Management. Performance, completed 10/21/2020.
  • Live recital broadcast for Camerata San Antonio (Dahn- Four mazurkas) Performance, completed 08/24/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Chavdar Parashkevov violin, and Louis-Marre Fardet cello (All Beethoven program). Round Top Music Festival, Round Top, TX Cancelled Performance, submitted 08/23/2020.
  • A two week residency at the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival involving eight concerts with distinguished artists (Jon Kimura Parker piano, Toby Appel viola, Alyisia Friedman viola, and others) Cancelled Performance, submitted 08/12/2020.
  • Chamber music concert for NOVA Chamber Music Series (Shostakovich- Piano Trio n.2 in e minor), Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Event organized by NOVA Chamber Music Series Cancelled Performance, submitted 04/19/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Ivan Ivanov-clarinet, Hasse Borup- violin (Bermstein- Clarinet Sonata, Francaise- Variations, Bartok- Contrasts, Debussy- Selections from Preludes Book II), University of Nevada- Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV. Even organized by the University of Nevada Las Vegas Cancelled Performance, submitted 04/08/2020.
  • Chamber music concert Kostov- Valkov Duo (Beethoven- Complete sonatas for cello and piano), University of Houston Chamber Music Series, Houston, TX. Cancelled Performance, submitted 03/17/2020.
  • Chamber music concert Kostov- Valkov Duo (Beethoven- Complete sonatas for cello and piano), Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Event organized by the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans Cancelled Performance, submitted 03/15/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Matthew Zerweck-violin (All Beethoven program: Violin Sonata n.2, Violin Sonata n.5, Violin Sonata n.9), University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX. Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 02/16/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with the Baltimore Trio: Lachezar Kostov-cello (Associate Principal Baltimore Symphony), Katherine Needleman-oboe (Principal Baltimore Symphony), Viktor Valkov-piano (Beethoven- Piano Trio op.11, Poulenc- Piano Trio, Vivaldi- Trio Sonata, Saint- Saens- Oboe Sonata, Beethoven- Cello Sonata op.5/1), Bryn Mawr, PA. Event organized by Allegro Music Consultants, Philadelphia, PA Performance, completed 02/05/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with the Baltimore Trio: Lachezar Kostov-cello (Associate Principal Baltimore Symphony), Katherine Needleman-oboe (Principal Baltimore Symphony), Viktor Valkov-piano (Beethoven- Piano Trio op.11, Poulenc- Piano Trio, Vivaldi- Trio Sonata, Saint- Saens- Oboe Sonata, Beethoven- Cello Sonata op.5/1), Gwynedd, PA. Event organized by Allegro Music Consultants, Philadelphia, PA Performance, completed 02/04/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Klughardt- Piano Quintet), University of the Incarnate Word- San Antonio, TX. Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 01/05/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Klughardt- Piano Quintet), Schreiner University- Kerville, TX. Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 01/04/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Klughardt- Piano Quintet), First Baptist Church- Boerne, TX. Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 01/03/2020.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Brahms- Piano Quartet A major), University of the Incarnate Word- San Antonio, TX. 11/17/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 11/17/2019.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Brahms- Piano Quartet A major), Schreiner University- Kerville, TX. 11/16/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 11/16/2019.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Brahms- Piano Quartet A major), First Baptist Church- Boerne, TX. 11/15/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 11/15/2019.
  • Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Kevin Rhodes-conductor (Tchaikovsky- Piano Concerto n.2), Springfield, MA. 11/02/2019 Event organized by the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Performance, completed 11/02/2019.
  • Chamber music concert Kostov- Valkov Duo (Beethoven- Complete sonatas for cello and piano), Stadthalle Kirchheim, Kirchheim unter Teck. 10/13/2019 Event organized by Stadthalle Kirchheim Teck and Pro-Piano Management Performance, completed 10/13/2019.
  • Chamber music concert Kostov- Valkov Duo (Beethoven- Complete sonatas for cello and piano), St.Petri Kirke, Stavanger, Norway. 10/11/2019 Even organized by Kiril Kutin in association with the Cultural Department of the City of Stavanger Performance, completed 10/11/2019.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Tchaikovsky- Piano Trio), University of the Incarnate Word- San Antonio, TX. 9/29/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 09/29/2019.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Tchaikovsky- Piano Trio), Schreiner University- Kerville, TX. 9/28/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 09/28/2019.
  • Chamber music concert with Camerata San Antonio (Tchaikovsky- Piano Trio), First Baptist Church- Boerne, TX. 9/27/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 09/27/2019.
  • Chamber Music Concert with Chavdar Parashkevov- violin (Houston Grand Opera), Louis-Marrie Fardet- cello (Principal Houston Symphony) (Brahms- Piano Trio C major, Tchaikovsky- Piano Trio a minor), Round Top Music Festival Concert Series, Round Top, TX, 08/18/2019 Event organized by the Round Top Festival Performance, completed 08/18/2019.
  • Member of the jury at the SummerArts Piano Competition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 08/08/2019 Competition, completed 08/08/2019.
  • Member of the jury at the Helen Johannesen International Piano Competition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 07/28/2019 Competition, completed 07/28/2019.
  • Chamber Music Concert at the Cactus Pear Chamber Music Festival, with Stephanie StAmbrogio- violin (University of Nevada, Reno), Lachezar Kostov- cello (Associate Principal Baltimore Symphony), Carol Cook- viola, Jeff Garza- horn (San Antonio Symphony), Ilya Shterenberg- clarinet (San Antonio Symphony) (R. Strauss- Don Quixote) Cactus Pear Chamber Music Festival, San Antonio, TX, 07/07/2019 Performance, completed 07/07/2019.
  • Member of the jury at the Helen Johannesen International Piano Competition, Guangzhou, China 05/25/2019 Competition, completed 05/25/2019.
  • Member of the jury at the Helen Johannesen International Piano Competition, Hong Kong 05/17/2019 Competition, completed 05/17/2019.
  • Chamber Music Concert with Camerata San Antonio (Faure- Piano Quintet op.115) First Baptist Church, Boerne, TX, 05/12/2019 Even organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 05/12/2019.
  • Chamber Music Concert with Camerata San Antonio (Faure- Piano Quintet op.115), Schreiner University, Kerville, TX, 04/27/2019 Even organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 04/27/2019.
  • Chamber Music Concert with Camerata San Antonio (Faure- Piano Quintet op.115), University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, 04/26/2019 Even organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 04/26/2019.
  • Chamber music concert with Lachezar Kostov- cello, and Katherine Needleman- oboe (Vivaldi- Oboe Sonata, Saint-Saens- Oboe Sonata, Poulenc- Piano Trio) An die Musik, Baltimore MD, 04/01/2019 Event organized by Allegro Music Consultants Performance, completed 04/01/2019.
  • Recital (Debussy- Four Preludes, Nenov- Miniatures, Bartok- Out of Doors, Dahn- Giuoco Piano, Prokofiev- Sonata n.8) American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, 03/24/2019 Event organized by Astral Artists Performance, completed 03/24/2019.
  • Recital (Debussy- Four Preludes, Nenov- Miniatures, Bartok- Out of Doors, Dahn- Giuoco Piano, Prokofiev- Sonata n.8) Steinway Concert Series, Jamestown, RI, 03/17/2019 Event organized by Astral Artists Performance, completed 03/17/2019.
  • Columbus Symphony Orchestra, George Del Gobbo- conductor (Bartok- Piano Concerto n.3) River Center for the Preforming Arts, Columbus, GA, 03/16/2019 Event organized by Astral Artists Performance, completed 03/16/2019.
  • Recital (Debussy- Four Preludes, Nenov- Miniatures, Bartok- Out of Doors, Dahn- Giuoco Piano, Prokofiev- Sonata n.8) Stadthalle Werne, Werne, Germany, 02/14/2019 Event organized by Pro-Piano Management Performance, completed 02/24/2019.
  • San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, Sebastian Lang-Lessing- conductor (Tchaikovsky- Piano Concerto n.2) Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio, TX, 02/23/2019 Event organized by the San Antonio Symphony Performance, completed 02/23/2019.
  • San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, Sebastian Lang-Lessing- conductor (Tchaikovsky- Piano Concerto n.2) Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio, TX, 02/22/2019 Event organized by the San Antonio Symphony Performance, completed 02/22/2019.
  • Recital (Debussy- Four Preludes, Nenov- Miniatures, Bartok- Out of Doors, Dahn- Giuoco Piano, Prokofiev- Sonata n.8) Schlangenbad Concert Series, Schlangenbad, Germany, 02/17/2019 Event organized by Pro-Piano Management Performance, completed 02/17/2019.
  • Recital (Debussy- Four Preludes, Nenov- Miniatures, Bartok- Out of Doors, Dahn- Giuoco Piano, Prokofiev- Sonata n.8) University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, 01/20/2019 Event organized by Camerata San Antonio Performance, completed 01/20/2019.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. San Antonio TX. Program: Prokofiev, Dvorak. Performance, completed 12/09/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Kirville TX. Program: Prokofiev, Dvorak. Performance, completed 12/08/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Bernie TX. Program: Prokofiev, Dvorak. Performance, completed 12/07/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Silo Hill concert series, Baltimore, MD. Program: Boccherini, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Liszt, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Performance, completed 11/03/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Soltau, Germany. Program: Boccherini, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Liszt, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Performance, completed 10/24/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Bad Segeberg, Germany. Program: Boccherini, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Liszt, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Performance, completed 10/23/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Neumuenster, Germany. Program: Boccherini, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Liszt, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Performance, completed 10/22/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Hasselburg, Germany. Program: Boccherini, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Liszt, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Performance, completed 10/20/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. San Antonio, TX. Program: Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn. Performance, completed 09/16/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Bernie, TX. Program: Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn. Performance, completed 09/14/2018.
  • concert with Chavdar Parashkevov, violin, and Louis-Marre Fardet, cello. Round Top Festival, TX. Program: Haydn, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn. Performance, completed 08/18/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Frederick, MD. Program: Boccherini, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Liszt, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Performance, completed 07/19/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. San Antonio TX. Program: Bartok, Ornstein. Performance, completed 04/29/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Kirville TX. Program: Bartok, Ornstein. Performance, completed 04/28/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Bernie TX. Program: Bartok, Ornstein. Performance, completed 04/27/2018.
  • solo recital, San Jose, CA. Program: Schubert, Chopin, Debussy. Performance, completed 03/30/2018.
  • concert with Paul Leuders, oboe. University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio TX. Program: Murgier, Berghmans, Planel, Nielsen, Hindemith, Povolotsky Performance, completed 03/18/2018.
  • solo recital. Rottenburg, Germany. Program: Beethoven, Scarlatti, Chopin, Debussy, Nenov, Bartok. Performance, completed 02/25/2018.
  • solo recital. Stavanger, Norway. Program: Beethoven, Scarlatti, Chopin, Debussy, Nenov, Bartok. Performance, completed 02/23/2018.
  • concert with Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio, violin. University of Nevada, Reno. Program: Elgar, Kreisler, Franck, Prokofiev Performance, completed 02/14/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. Odeon Chamber Music Series, Falls Church, VA. Program: Schubert, Rossini, Boccherini, Beethoven Performance, completed 02/11/2018.
  • concert with Lachezar Kostov, cello. An die Music in Baltimore, MD. Program: Schubert, Rossini, Boccherini, Beethoven Performance, completed 02/08/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Program: Kreisler, Glazunov, Tchaikovsky, Bruch. Performance, completed 01/28/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Program: Kreisler, Glazunov, Tchaikovsky, Bruch. Performance, completed 01/27/2018.
  • concert with Camerata San Antonio. Program: Kreisler, Glazunov, Tchaikovsky, Bruch. Performance, completed 01/26/2018.

Publications

  • Viktor Valkov (2021). Brahms and Shostakovich: Piano Trios. Franceour Records. Published, 08/28/2021.
  • David Ashley White (2020). Gathering the lost garden. Chamber music works of David Ashley White. Acis. Published, 01/2020.