Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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Nadejda Vlaeva received the Grand Prix du Disque for her recording of Liszt piano music, while her album A Treasury of Russian Romantic Piano was described by critics as ‘truly inspired … exquisite knockout performances’. For Hyperion, Vlaeva became the first pianist to record the complete Bach transcriptions of Camille Saint-Saëns, which were hailed by BBC Music Magazine as ‘positively stunning’. Her album of piano music by Sergei Bortkiewicz, championed as ‘absolutely first class’, was a MusicWeb International Recording of the Year and contained several premiere recordings.
Vlaeva collaborates regularly with musicians of international renown, including American composer Lowell Liebermann, who has composed two works for her, and violinist Joshua Bell. Vlaeva recorded soundtrack music for the documentary film In Search of Cezanne, produced by Academy Award-winner Allan Miller, and collaborated with BBC Planet Earth at the EG Conference in California.
Nadejda Vlaeva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She studied piano with Anton Dikov, Jan Wijn, Ruth Laredo and Lazar Berman, the last of whom she considers her mentor. Vlaeva currently divides her time between New York and Europe. Nadejda Vlaeva is a Yamaha Artist.