A versatile and inquisitive musician, Elina Christova is a classical pianist at home in all genres, from early to new music. Her most recent project featured the complete published piano music of Alexander Scriabin with recitals in the US and abroad. Her CD with Scriabin's ten piano sonatas was released on December 25, 2020 to critical acclaim and is available as a hard copy or download through Elina's website, Amazon, Apple Music and most streaming services.
An active musician and sought-after adjudicator, in 2019 Elina performed with violinist Albert Markov at the Summit Music Festival and Institute at Manhattanville College, and adjudicated and performed in the Juror's Recital at the Rosewood Fanning Piano Competition at Union College in Schenectady. In July 2018 Elina played a solo recital at the World Piano Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia, and earlier that year gave a solo faculty recital at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Sacred Heart University.
Highlights of 2017 include a solo/chamber recital in May with violinist Stanichka Dimitrova at Weill Recital Hall in New York, and an all-Scriabin recital at the Fifth International Piano Festival in Havana, Cuba in June.
Elina is a Fulbright Scholar and a graduate of the Master's and Doctoral Programs at Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Dr. Solomon Mikowsky. She is currently based in the CT/NY area, and provides expert piano instruction from her studio in Norwalk.