In 1988, DIMITAR BUROV was awarded a full scholarship from the British Council to study at the London‘s Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated in 1991 from the class of Yfrah Neahman. Since then he has established his career as a performer and a teacher. Mr. Burov has participated in the master classes of György Pauk, Rosa tfain, Ida Haendel, Erich Gruenberg, David Takeno, Mincho Minchev, Georgi Badev and Vanya Milanova. He has performed at a number of international festivals: Windsor Music tfestival, Chichester Music tfestival, Varna Summer tfestival, Istanbul Spring tfestival. Mr. Burov has given concerts in tfrance, Germany, tfinland, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, Turkey, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Bulgaria, collaborating with musicians like Zheny Zaharieva, Martha Deyanova, Ian Brown, Colin Stone, Matt Lindstrom and Leonid Gorohov, Jack Libek, as well as with ensembles such as the Chillingirian String Quartet, Molto Musica Ensemble, the Academy of St Martin-in-the-tfields and the London Mozart Piano Trio with whom he recorded the Shostakovich Piano Quintet. This recording was selected as the Classic Music Magazine June 2008 Disc of the Month.
Dimitar Burov has taught the violin at several schools in London: Lancing College, North London Collegiate School, Purcell School (1994-1998). In 1998 he was appointed as a full time Head of Strings at Harrow School, a position where he teaches violin, viola andcoacheschambermusic. Hehasgiven master classes in the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Turkey, Hong Kong, Slovakia and Bulgaria, a member in the jury panel of the Pancho Vladigerov Musical Competition in Shumen.
The violinist has completed his initial studies at the Varna School of Music and the Sofia Academy of Music. While at school, he won the second prize at the Svetoslav Obretenov National Competition and the first prize at the National tfestival for Young Talents in Sofia. In 1987 he won the first prize at the Nedyalka Simeonova National Violin Competition. The same year he recorded his first compact disc of Mendelssohn‘s Violin Concerto with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Plamen Dzhurov.
In 2016 Dimitar Burov was nominated for the Crystal Lyre Prize of the Union of the Bulgarian Musical and Dancing Workers.