Bulgarian pianist Sibila Konstantinova completed her Bachelor and Master degrees in Piano Performance under a full scholarship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with prof. Joan Havill. Before moving to Vienna to study with Avedis Kouyoumdjian at the University of Music and Performing Arts, she was a recipient of the prestigious GSMD Artist Fellowship. Among her many awards in the United Kingdom are the Philharmonia Orchestra/MMSF Award, the MBF Award and the Dame Myra Hess Award.
As a soloist and chamber musician Sibila has performed extensively throughout Europe in venues such as the Barbican Centre and the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Grand Hall “Bulgaria” in Sofia, the Delft Chamber Music Festival, Grachtenfestival Amsterdam and the Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau. Her performances have been recorded by the Bulgarian National Television and radio, the Performance Channel (UK), Radio Ö1 (Austria) and NDR4 (Holland).
Sibila Konstantinova is a founding member of the Stefan Zweig Trio – winners of the 2015 Joseph Haydn International Competition. The group has already performed at Wigmore Hall, Musikverein Vienna and Konzerthaus Berlin. The 2018 release of their debut CD with trios by Korngold and Zemlinsky received widespread critical acclaim and was nominated for one of Europe’s most prestigious classical music awards – the OPUS Klassik.
Sibila is a Senior Lecturer and an assistant professor of piano chamber music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.