FIVE FIRSTS: Petia Kassarova

September 23rd, 2015, 1:00 pm by Greg
Petia Kassarova

Petia Kassarova

NAME: Petia Kassarova
BAND AFFILIATION: Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Musicians of Ma’alwyck
INSTRUMENT: cello

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Édouard Lalo’s Cello Concerto in D minor

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2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Burgas Philharmonic in Bulgaria; Robert Plant in America

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … accordion

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … I played a song on the accordion in a preschool recital.

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Burgas Music School Symphony Orchestra in Bulgaria

In addition to performing in upcoming concerts with the Albany Symphony Orchestra at Albany’s Palace Theatre at 7pm on Saturday, October 10 and with the Musicians of Ma’alwyck at Schenectady’s First Reformed Church at 7pm on Friday, October 30, cellist Petia Kassarova is also playing at Proctors in the orchestra for the touring musical theater production of “A Gentlema’s Guide to Love and Murder” through Saturday (September 26).

One thought on “FIVE FIRSTS: Petia Kassarova”

  1. Normando says:

    You know, I find D minor to be the saddest of all keys.

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