“The girl with the violin”
Boyana Zhelyazkova- Bo began studying violin since childhood. Her teachers were Konstantin Zidarov, Peter Arnaudov, prof. Nedko Boyanov and prof. Verka Stefanova. She played with a Youth Chamber Orchestra at the age of 14 and at the age of 18 she took part in the rock band Ajabez. They produced together an album called “Made by Friends”. Her love to improvisation and different styles of music developed into singing and writing music. In 2009 and 2010 Boyana and the poet Yassen Vassilev created together a performance for Sfumato Theater. In 2011 the theater director Nikolay Polyakov invited the young violinist to compose the music for “Loveplay” by Moira Buffiny. She participated as “The girl with the violin”.
Boyana recorded music for soundtracks with the composers George Strezov, Matt Bowldler, Borislav Slavov- Glorian. She played the solo violin for the game “Two Worlds II”. In 2011 together with the electronic producer EXo Bo created the song “Midnight Stepping” and warmed Dub FX for his show in Sofia. She took part in different festivals, concerts and tours in Bulgaria, England, Israel, Austria, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, South Korea alongside with the International Orchestra “ÏYF Orchestra”, Good Music Society, actors from “Loveplay”, Genesis Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra Orpheus, EXo, Two Cities One World, Balkan Winds, Joshua Maccluer, Asen and Milena group, Jamie Mcdonald, Songs from the Soul. Currently she takes part in Wet Pebbles band, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, House and Violin and also works on her debut album.
In 2018 Boyana produced her first EP called “Songs from the Soul” and presented it with different shows alongside with the dancers Tanea Camarero ( Spain ) and Nedelya Gancheva and also the musicians Asen Marinov, Hristiyan Georgiev, Peter Yordanov - Byni, Yassen Obretenov, Ivan Ivanov, Vladimir Bochev, Bozhidar Stoichkov - Bongoman.
“Songs from the Soul” Different stories of a soul presented in a dance and music performance. The EP “Songs from the Soul” has 5 of this stories beginning from “Beyond” your dreams and going to “Nothing compare” to yourself. Your soul.