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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.