Brahms – Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 11
Mozart – Clarinet Quintet in A major, KV 581
Weber – Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, Op 34
Richard Rodney Bennett – Clarinet Quintet
Schumann – Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44
Mozart – String Quartet No 17 in B flat major, K 458
Mozart - Piano Quartet in G minor, K 478
Beethoven – String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
Brahms – Piano Quartet N1 in G minor, Op 25
Brahms – Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
Schubert – Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703
Schubert – Piano Trio in E flat, D 929
Dobrinka Tabakova – String Quartet – Playground Plucking
Dobrinka Tabakova – String Quartet – On a bench in the shade
Inspirity is inovative and dynamic group of musicians and other performing artists who experiment with and explore different types of music, different arts, whilst combining them in various original ways to provide a unique style of performance.
The clarinet quintet was formed in 2008 as a result of a long term friendship. Each of the members of Inspirity have lived and studied in London either at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama or Trinity College of Music, whilst regularly performing as both solo artists or as chamber musicians.
Boyan Ivanov (clarinet) completed his Bachelor studies with highest honors from Plovdiv Accademy of Music in 2005. Three years later he came to study in London at Trinity College of Music, where he gained the FTCL Recital Diploma. After two successful years Boyan was awarded the Making Music Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artist. Currently the young clarinetist is doing his Mmus at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Yana Burova (violin) graduated her Mmus with a Dictinction at the Trinity College of Music in 2004. In 1998 she was awarded a scholarship to study Bmus with proffesor Yfrah Neamen at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During that period Yana has won various prizes and awards. She has pursued a very busy career both as a solo and chamber music performer, regularly playing throughout England and Europe. Yana has recently recorded a CD featuring Bulgarian classical composers.
Todor Nikolaev (violin) studied the violin at the L. Pipkov National School of Music in Sofia and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. He is a prizewinner from several international competitions in Europe. Todor has been a soloist of various UK and Bulgaria orchestras and has recorded for the BBC, RAI and the Bulgarian National Television.
Raisa Zapryanova (viola) is the youngest member of Inspirity, currently studying at the Trinity College of Music with Rivka Golani. Raisa is an inspired performer, winner of several international and national competitions and has premiered works which have been dedicated to her.
Stefan Hadjiev (violoncello) works with big range of international musicians and chamber music groups and has performed at some of the major venues in London such as Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre, Barbican and King’s Place. He graduated at the L.Pipkov National School of Music, Sofia and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. Stefan has toured in England and Europe and broadcasted for the BBC, Classic FM – London, RAI, Bulgarian National Radio and TV.
Although the energetic artists have been together only for 2 years they have already performed at various venues in London and England which include: Regent Hall, St. Michael Church, St Alfege Church, Bulgarian Embassy Hall. During the past summer they were invited to participate in one of the most prestigious festivals in Bulgaria – their native country – where they performed Brahms and Mozart clarinet quintets to a great aclime.
In october 2009 Inspirity was invited to perform in Bulgaria at the Bulgaria Hall in Sofia, followed by a nationally broadcast television interview where the five young musicians were talking about how the richness and diversity of London’s culture has benefitted them all over the years.
Inspirity aims to provoke the audience to feel and follow the human spirit through different ages because it is the fountainhead of human creativity.