VESSELIN TODOROV has been named principal violist in the Amarillo Symphony, violist in the orchestra’s Harrington String Quartet, and Harrington lecturer at West Texas A&M University. Currently principal violist in the Greater Bridgeport (Conn.) Symphony Orchestra, he will join the Harrington Quartet for its February and April concerts and move to the Amarillo area when his contract with the orchestra officially takes effect in August 2011. Todorov is a native of Bulgaria, where he began his musical studies at the National School of Music in Plovdiv. He holds degrees from Louisiana State University and Yale School of Music, and has performed with such ensembles as the Baton Rouge (La.) Symphony Orchestra, the Aspen (Colo.) Chamber Symphony, the Yale Philharmonia, and the International Festival-Institute at Round Top’s Texas Festival Orchestra. Todorov has participated in numerous chamber music groups across the U.S. as well as at music festivals in Aspen, Round Top, and Heber Springs, Ark.
Posted February 1, 2011