Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean

Harpist and composer

Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean (Bulgarian: Анна-Мария Равнополска-Дийн) (born 3 August 1960) is a Bulgarian harpist, musicologist and composer.

A brilliant harpist … communicates marvelously with the audience. ~ Susann McDonald

Quotes about Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean edit

  • [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.
  • Triumphed ...the concert was a rare pleasure.
    • Rosemary Statelova, Demokratsia (1992)

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