International Piano Awards

1986 5th Prize Award at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, Moscow (Over 100 pianists, including 76 Laureates of international competitions – 31 of them 1st Prize Winners.)

1978 2nd Prize at the “Viotti International Music Competition” in Verchelli, Italy

International Composition Awards

1984 Special Award in the Composition Category at the Valsesia Musica International Competition in Varallo, Italy for Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano

National Awards

2017 The Golden Lyre Award. For Exceptional Career Achievements. Awarded by the Union of Bulgarian Musicians and Dancers (UBMD)

2008 Highest Grade of the Order of Saints Cyril and Methodius. Awarded by the President of the Repubic of Bulgaria. The Highest National Award for Culture and the Arts

2007 The Golden Lyre Award. For Exceptional Career Achievements. Awarded by the UBMD

2003 Special Award of the National Arts Salon, Bulgaria. Awarded for the performance of the complete set of Sergei Rachmaninov‚Äôs Chamber Works

2001 The Golden Muse Award. For the popularization of Russian Classical Music in Bulgaria

1999  The Crystal Lyre Award. For Superior Achievements in the Performing Arts. Awarded by the UBMD, the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture and Classic FM Radio.

1987 The Youth Lyre Award for Performing Arts. Awarded by the UBMD