13-year-old cellist from Bulgaria performs C. Saint-Saens – Allegro appassionato
About the artist
Rentso Stavrev was born on March 25, 2006 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He is a student at a Plovdiv music school. He began violin studies at the age of 6. His teachers are Darina Dankova (Bulgaria) and Simeon Simeonov (USA). He has been a prize winner of many national and international competitions.
At the age of 9, Rentso started taking cello lessons. As a cellist, he has already become the winner of a number of competitions in Bulgaria and Serbia.
He has participated in master classes with Romain Garioud and Anatoli Krastev. He has given many public performances and played as a soloist with orchestras in different cities of Bulgaria. In 2018, the Union of Bulgarian Musicians awarded Rentso the Crystal Lyre statuette.