Yordanova and Kyurkchiev are laureates of several prestigious, long-standing International Competitions - Absolute First Prize winners at the 22nd "Rome" International Piano Competition , Rome , Italy; First Prize winners at the 15th TIM International Competition , Paris , France; Third Prize winners at the 5th "Allegro Vivo" International Piano Competition , San Marino (all in 2012) and Third Prize winners at XVIII International "F.Schubert" Competition for piano duos , Jesenik , Czech Republic (2013). Yordanova & Kyurkchiev are also laureates with several Special Prizes at the 3rd "S. Taneev" International Chamber Music Competition , Kaluga/Moscow , Russia (2008).
The Duo made its debut at The 2007 "Young Music Talents" International Festival in Sofia , Bulgaria , captivating the attention of the audience throughout with profound sincerity and spontaneous interpretation.
Some significant invitations from last years can be mentioned:
2014 - Vortrag und Konzert zum Thema "Wasser" in Zusammenarbeit mit Bayerischer Akademie der Wissenschaften - Munich , Germany
2014 - Recital - "Reger Musik Tage" Festival , Bayreuth , Germany
2014 - Mozart - Concerto for two pianos and orchestra - Raanana , Israel.
2014 - Recital - Namur , Belgium
2014 - "Kammermusiktage" - Düsseldorf , Germany
2013 - 2nd Festival of Academy "Aquiles Delle Vigne" , dedicated this year to the 200th Anniversery of Wagner and Verdi - performing in two main Theatres - National Theater "S. Carlos" , Lisbon , Portugal; Theatro Academico "Gil Vicente" , Coimbra, Portugal
2013 - 5th World Piano Conference , Novi Sad , Serbia
2013 - "Richard Strauss" Festival in Garmisch - Partenkirchen , Germany
2013 - "Klavierfestival" - Munich , Germany
2013 - "Kammermusiktage" - Concerto for Two Pianos - Eight Hands and Wind Quintet by Malcolm Williamson , in collaboration with Piano Duo Ani & Nia Sulkhanishvili and Nymphenburg Quintet , Munich , Germany
2012 - "Tel-Hai" International Master Classes in Sde Boker/Tel Aviv , Israel - an invitation for full scholarship 2011; world premiere of "Ostinatos" for two pianos by George King (Winner of The International Competition for Composers "Günter Bialas" with the same work)
2010 - "Varna Summer" International Music Festival - Varna , Bulgaria