Harpist and composer
Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean (Bulgarian: Анна-Мария Равнополска-Дийн) is a Bulgarian harpist, musicologist and composer.
Quotes about Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-DeanEdit
- [She] played with drive, aplomb, and sensitivity throughout … this performance will take a place amongst the best performances of my music.
- Peter Blauvelt, composer (June 2003)
- Exhibited a rare combination of emotional involvement and profound calmness on stage.
- Anna Chobanova (1995)
- Artistic, with high sensitivity and imagination, Anna-Maria managed the difficult program.
- Iveta Gruncharova, musicologist, Bulgarian National Radio (19 November 2003)
- Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean is flying amazingly headlong to the performance peaks. Overwhelming, incisive images, kaleidoscope of colors, flexible technique.
- Konstantin Karapetrov, “Music Yesterday, Today” (December 2003)
- Demonstrated mastery of the instrument, deep musical insights and stylistic understanding … extraordinary.
- Dr. Vernon Kliewer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University (1995)
- "The talent is passion and intellect" says the famous pianist Heinrich Neuhaus — with this mind we can define the art of the young harpist — Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean.
- Albena Manova, musicologist, Zname (20-26 May 1992)
- [She] is a brilliant harpist … communicates marvelously with the audience.
- Susann McDonald (1991)
- Triumphed ...the concert was a rare pleasure.
- Rosemary Statelova, Demokratsia (1992)