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Immigrant Of The Week: Stilian Kirov

by Greg Siskind

IMMIGRANT OF THE DAY: STILIAN KIROV - CONDUCTOR

 
I received the excellent news today that the Memphis Youth Symphony Program has landed Bulgarian-born Stilian Kirov as it's new Music Director and Conductor. And since one of my children performs with the MSYP, the news is even better. Kirov is a graduate of the Julliard School of Music and has conducted major orchestras across Europe and the United States.  Stilian is also an accomplished pianist. In 2001, he was awarded a gold medal in Paris' Claude Kahn International Piano Competition. We look forward to Maestro Kirov coming down Memphis way.