Petkova was born in 1968 in Rousse, Bulgaria. Graduating in
1986 with the school's Gold Medal at the local conservatory.
her study at the Music Academy Sofia, at the Musik Hochschule
in Vienna with Paul Badura-Skoda,
in Amsterdam with Jan Wijn and
in Switzerland with György Sebök.
(Photo: Marietta Petkova)
Petkova was only 10 years old when she won the Grand Prix
of the 1978 National Piano Competition in Bulgaria. Further
prizes followed in: Italy, Czechoslovakia, Portugal, Austria,
Switzerland and The Netherlands:
Petkova performs all over Europe, in North America and in
Japan, especially with solorecitals but also in chamber music
and as a soloist with orchestras.
several albums, radiorecordings and televisionrecordings.
Today she lives in The Netherlands
(Photo: Review, Die