Petar Ralchev, accordionist, was born in 1961 and has become one of the brightest stars on the Bulgarian music scene. Having inherited a wealth of tunes and rhythms from the folk tradition, he has taken them into new realms and to new heights.
His deep understanding of this tradition, combined with rigorous classical training at the National School of Music Art in Plovdiv, is the basis for his incredible artistic development. His impressive concerts have become an inspiration for many young musicians around the world today.
His unique style is recognizable, difficult to confuse and will leave a mark forever in the musical history of the accordion and improvisation in general. Petar Ralchev sets a new beginning in the sound and limits of the accordion. A combination of talent, skill, feeling, creativity, innovation, combining different styles in music, there is no limit to it. Master of improvisation, easily going through tonalities and styles.
Petar Ralchev with over 35 years of career in the music industry, thousands of concerts around the world and numerous awards, he continues to delight his audience with new performances and creative music.