Dreams of the sound convincer Dimitar Pentchev - composer, pianist and producer

What they don’t tell you in Going-To-Concert-School: Open Chambers by Opera 5

Who: Opera 5 What: Open Chambers: Hindemith & Shostakovich Where:  Factory Theatre studio space When: November 28 – December 1, 2018 How was it: Awesome It won’t be a surprise to you if I told you that Toronto usually has a lot to offer in…

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Waltz for Dad | A piano improvisation

Waltz for Dad | A piano improvisation

  This is the first preview I am posting from my new album with piano improvisations.    It is a very personal piece, dedicated to my late father.    Not a day goes by where I don’t miss him – his warm voice, his unconditional…

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Great new review for “States of Transmigration”

Great new review for “States of Transmigration”

One of the more prominent music bloggers have recently reviewed my album “States of Transmigration”. I highly recommend checking out Gapplegate Music Review website for multiple reviews of new music, jazz, improvised and classical recordings. When a classically-trained pianist turns to improvisation, one can expect something…

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Gleams – an adventure

Gleams – an adventure

“Gleams” opened last night with a wonderful performance from everyone involved. Here is a little video clip, which could give you an idea of the look and feel of the show. Balancing all the elements for this show has been my main concern and from…

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Toronto, ON – 10/06/15 – Array Music – Canada – Gleams

Toronto, ON – 10/06/15 – Array Music – Canada – Gleams

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Gleams – a taste

Here is a little preview of things to come. Eleven short tracks which you MUST see with Melissa Joakim’s videos in order to experience their full impact. Come and join us @ Array Music in Toronto – June 10th, 11th and 13th, we start at 8PM….

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Gleams

Gleams

Next month, on June 10th, 11th and 13th, will see the premiere of my newest piece, Gleams. The piece is a real multimedia experience, combining live acoustic piano, synthesizers, sampled and processed sounds, drama and dance. The road leading to it has been long and…

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AREA 52 – Exercises in vulnerability

AREA 52 – Exercises in vulnerability

I have had the idea for this project for some time now. At one point I was even very close to launching it. What I realized today though, was that there will never be “the time” to do it. If I don’t make it “the…

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“Romeo and Juliet” wins most prestigious Theatre Award in Bulgaria

“Romeo and Juliet”, a production of Drama Theatre “Racho Stoyanov”, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, won the most prestigious theatre award in Bulgaria, ASKEER. In the category for Best Overall Theatre Production, “Romeo and Juliet” was against some stiff competition but came out a winner with two ASKEER…

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New Jersey, muse of avant-garde art scene

New Jersey, muse of avant-garde art scene

Walking the gamut of sculptural figures in George Segal’s enormously long studio in South Brunswick, New Jersey, is a little like walking among the undead. The life-size figures of plaster-cast people are caught shuffling inside their own movies, waiting…

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