Welcome to Vasko@40 - the enriched autobiography of the Bulgarian violinist Vasko Vassilev.
On the occasion of his 40th birthday Vasko Vassilev composed his life story and arranged it in a book. The story was recorded and brought to life by his personal assistant Petya Ivanova. The writer and artist Vanya Stereva edited the notes.
In this enriched edition of the book readers will hear Vasko's voice as he narrates the story in English and Bulgarian. The mobile book also includes videos, photos and music, performed by Vasko.
Readers can choose to read and/or listen to the book while looking at the greatest life moments of Vasko in pictures and watch the best videos from his concerts and documentaries.
The Foreword and the first 3 Chapters of the book are free and the rest of the contents is easy accessible via in-app purchase.
The book has an English and Bulgarian versions and features 30 chapters.
Readers will read/listen about Vasko childhood and music career. The story goes on as Vasko recalls of his family, teachers, love, the violin and the encounters with famous world artists.
Learn about Vasko's passion about music, traveling and everything that he experienced...in the last 40 years.
Who is Vasko Vassilev
Vasko started playing violin at the age of 5 and at the age of 8 he released his first LP record with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. As a teenager he won major international violin competitions – Jacques Thibaud in Paris, Carl Flesch International Competition in London and Paganini Competition in Genoa, Italy.
From the age of 19 he appeared frequently as guest concertmaster of top London orchestras including London Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Aged only 19, he began to mentor the brilliant Vanessa-Mae.
At 23, he became the youngest leader and first ever Concertmaster of the Royal Opera House in London, where he continues to work today.
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