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Raisa Zapryanova



  • Ulster Orchestra
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • Parallax Orchestra
  • British Sinfonietta
  • Hastings Philharmonic
  • London Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Dartington Festival Orchestra (Co-principal 2010-14)
  • Plovdiv State Philharmonic Orchestra (co-principal, season 2007-2008)
  • Surrey Opera
  • Vox Vanguard
  • Orchestra Vitae
  • Rossini Festival Orchestra
  • Hokusai Orchestra
  • Firebird Orchestra
  • Orpheus Orchestra

Orchestral Training

  • Trinity College of Music Symphony Orchestra and String Ensemble - Principal
  • International Youth Orchestra “March Music Days” – Russe, Bulgaria
  • International Youth Orchestra “The Roads of the Romanticism” Warsaw, Poland
  • Cyprus Youth Orchestra, Cyprus


TV Work

  • Westlife and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, ITV
  • Parallax Orchestra- Bring me the Horizon live at Royal Albert Hall; Alter Bridge live at the Royal Albert Hall
  • Paloma Faith - The X Factor
  • Pink - The X Factor
  • Celine Dion - Strictly Come Dancing
  • Britain`s Got Talent



  • International Academy Maurice Ravel, St Jean de Luz, France
  • Bartok Seminar, Szombatey, Hungary
  • Schloss Hundisburg Academy
  • International Music Festival, Tarragona, Spain
  • International Festival Airas Nunes, Spain
  • Aurora Master Classes, Sweden
  • Cyprus Youth Orchestra, Cyprus
  • Dartington Summer School, UK       
  • International Youth Orchestra “March Music Days” – Russe, Bulgaria &  “The Roads of the Romanism” Warsaw
  • International Chamber Music in Florence - CSU Summer School

Scholarships and prizes

  • Colin Keer Trust Award - Loan on a Viola by J.B. Vuillaume
  • Band Kurtz Award for Viola, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London
  • TCM Trust Scholarship (2009-10/2011-12/2012-2013/2013-2014/2014-2015,2016)
  • Trinity College of Music, London Entrance award (2008, 2012), Scholarship (2010-11)


Chamber Music Ensembles

  • Inspirity Ensemble – recording for Clarinet Classics
  • Riviola Viola Ensemble– upcoming engagements for RAMBERT dance company, premiers on the Bartok festival, regular recitals
  • Duo with pianist Alvaro Siculiana
  • Konvalia String Quartet
  • Land of If with by Simon Roth


  • Regular recitals, both solo and chamber music
  • Plovdiv State Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Pazardjick Philharmony Orchestra
  • Dobrin Petkov Symphony Orchestra



  • Post Graduate Artist Diploma in Viola Performance, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2016)
  • MMus(Hons) Performance, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London (2015)
  • BMus (Hons) Performance, Trinity  Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London (2012)
  • Viola Performance, Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts - Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2006-2008)


Professors: Rivka Golani; Nedyalcho Todorov; Tatyana Krasteva, Violeta Stoyanova,

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