Prof. Dora Hristova, PhD, is the artistic director and conductor of the Bulgarian female vocal choir Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares. She is a Professor at the Art Academy in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and a graduate of the Bulgarian State Conservatory.
In 1985 she received her doctor’s degree for “Problems of Interpretation in Contemporary Bulgarian Choral Music.” She experiments in the fields of sonority and different vocal ensemble sounds.
Prof. Hristova received the Grammy as the conductor of most of the pieces on the CD Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Volume II (1990), and she also had a second nomination for Rituals in 1994.
Her international success includes around 1250 concerts in the world’s most prestigious halls, including Royal Festival Hall and the Barbican Centre in London; Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, New York; Washington’s Kennedy Center; Boston’s Symphony Hall; Symphony Hall in Chicago; the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles; and many others in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.