Bulgarian-born bass Valentin Peytchinov has sung extensively throughout the world in the most challenging bass roles. Recommended by Gian Carlo Menotti, Mr. Peytchinov came to the United States to join The American Opera Center in The Juilliard School of Music.
In 2000 Mr. Peytchinov was named a principal artist for the Metropolitan Opera, and has made regular appearances on the stages of New York City Opera and New York's Carnegie Hall.
Formally trained as a pianist and composer, Mr. Peytchinov won numerous competitions and awards, including Gold Medal for superior achievment in vocal performance, Misha Popov Award for vocal excellence from the Bulgarian National Conservatory, American Opera Auditions, Luciano Pavarotti Competition, The Sullivan Foundation, The Olga Forrai Foundation.
Mr. Peytchinov's work extends beyond performing. He was Chair of the Arts and Culture Festival of Sophia 2010 World Women's Conferance and part of the International Headquarters Council. He is in the Advisory Committee of the Olga Forrai Foundation. As an educator and supporter of vocal talents Maestro Peytchinov established “The Valentin Peytchinov Vocal Studio” in New York City and teaches Courses around the world. Mr. Peytchinov is also the Founder and the Artistic Director of Vocal Productions NYC Corp.