Biography

Biliana Tzinlikova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1974.
After her piano studies at the State Music Academy in Sofia (Marina Kapazinskaja) she then studied with Andor Losonczy and Christoph Lieske at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, where she graduated with distinction in 2001. She also attended masterclasses with Paul van Ness, Arndzej Jaszinsky, Pierre Amoyal, Pavel Gililov, Menahem Pressler, Alexander Lonquich, Klaus-Christian Schuster, Claude Frank. In particular, Biliana Tzinlikova was influenced by meeting and working with Ruggiero Ricci and Ferenz Rados.
She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at numerous Festivals in Europe and USA including „Mozartwoche Salzburg“, and “Steirisches Kammermusikfestival“, and the Festival in Prussia Cove, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
From 2003-2005 Tzinlikova was a member of the Trio with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. She made her debut in 2004 at the Konzerthaus in Vienna, and since then has played with musicians such as Thomas Riebl, Ulf Schneider, Stephan Picard, Patrick Demenga, Gustav Rivinius, Colin Jacobsen, Esther Hoppe, Christian Gerhaher, Erich Höbarth and Rudolf Leopold.
Biliana Tzilinkova has an interest in finding new approaches to different compositions from both living composers and in rare piano works from the past.
Biliana Tzinlikova lives with her family in Salzburg, where since 2001, she has taught at the University Mozarteum Salzburg.