Born into a musical family, Gergana Gergova's life has been marked by music since early childhood. Winning First Prize of the “International Vladigeroff Competition” and top prizes at various other solo and chamber music competitions helped starting her international career. As soloist she has performed with Festival Strings Lucerne, RSB Berlin, Duisburg Philharmonic and various orchestras in Bulgaria.
Gergana Gergova has been invited to perform at chamber music festivals such as „Spannungen“ Heimbach, Moritzburg, West Cork (Ireland), Lockenhaus, Bahnhof Rolandseck, Schubertiade, Verbier, Chelsea (New York), Herrenchiemsee Festspiele, Festival de Mexico, Hambacher Musikfest as well as Varna Summer Festival. With her piano trio „Trio Imàge“ (winner of the prestigious ECHO classic Award 2014 for their debut CD) she tours all over Europe, North and South America , Asia and Australia. Other chamber music partners have been Christian Tetzlaff, Daniel Hope, Akiko Suwanai, Guy Braunstein, Carolin Widmann, Jan Vogler, Andreas Brantelid, Cedric Tiberghien and Lars Vogt. Besides the classical scene, she played with jazz legends such as John Pattitucci and Tom Harrell.
In June 2015 she went on tour with Baiba Skride, Brett Dean, Nils Mönkemeyer and Alban Gerhardt which brought her to Wigmore Hall London, Palais de Beaux Arts Brussels and Philharmonic Hall Essen to name a few. Besides concerts with Trio Imàge and engagements as concert master she will give her debut at the Lucerne Festival next season. As concert master she has been working at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein/ Duisburger Philarmoniker, Teatro Real in Madrid, the Munich Radio Orchestra, NDR Hannover, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Festival Strings Lucerne and Belgische Kammerphilharmonie.
Gergana has recorded for ABC Australia, DeutschlandRadio, SWR, WDR, ORF, RTÈ and Radio Bartok. In 2014 both the debut CD of Trio Imàge (The Complete Kagel Piano Trios, CAvi Music) as well as the Duo for Violin, Cello and Orchestra by Hans Pfitzner with the RSB Berlin under Sebastian Weigle for the English label Hyperion have been released to highest critical acclaim, both nominated for the “Deutsche Schallplattenpreis”.
Gergana started her violin lessons with Blagorodna Taneva in Pleven (Bulgaria) and studied with Mintcho Mintchev and Andreas Reiner at “Folkwang Universität der Künste” in Essen, with Yair Kless at “Universität der Künste Graz” and finished her Master of Chamber Music with Eberhard Feltz at „Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler“ Berlin. Further artistic inspirations she received from Menahem Pressler, Yfrah Neamann, Anner Bylsma, Heinrich Schiff and Shmuel Ashkenasi.
Gergana plays a violin by G.B. Guadagnini, Turin, on generous loan.