Hristina Panova is 15 years old. She was born in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
She studies in a Pre-College program at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
Hristina started playing the violin when she was 5 years old.
At the same age she participated in the international competition „7th Competition of young performers of orchestral instruments „Dobrin Petkov“ – Plovdiv 2013“, winning 2nd prize in the age group up to 11.
She took part in master violin classes with Alexander Ostrovski, Dortmund, Germany (2014), Sigüenza, Spain (2015), Yova Yordanova in Moscow, Russia (2013), Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2013), Opatia, Croatia (2013), Micho Dimitrov - Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2014), Ginka Gichkova - Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2015), Midori Goto - Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2017), Tatiana Berkul - Sankt Pölten, Austria (2018), Koh Kameda - Berlin, Germany (2018).
In 2015 she played in the gala concert of the winners of the American Protegé competition at Carnegie Hall, New York. Together with her sister Ani, they became the youngest Bulgarian musicians to have played in the most famous concert hall in the world.
During 2016 Hristina took first prize in her age group in "Jugend Musiziert" Competition, Germany. In the same year she played as a soloist with Ruhrstadt Orchester, Germany, with conductor Claus Eickhoff.
In 2017 Hristina again won the first prize in "Jugend Musiziert" Competition, Germany in the ensemble section with her sister Ani.
In April 2017 she participated in an International music festival at the "Schnittke Moscow State Institute of Music".
At the „Gnessin“ International Competition in Moscow in March 2018, Hristina became a second prize winner (in the absence of a first prize) in the duet category with her sister Ani and reaches the final round in the solo category for professional performers.
In April 2018, Ani and Hristina play as soloists the Concerto for two violins by Antonio Vivaldi with Plovdiv Opera Orchestra, conducted by Eugeniy Chevkenov.
In April 2018, the two sisters released their first CD, including virtuoso works from Wieniawski, Saint-Sans and Sarasate.
Hristina won second place in the "First EMA-Vienna Violin Competition JOSEF SIVÓ 2018", in junior category, which took place from 14th to 16th December 2018 in Vienna.
In April 2021, Ani and Hristina won as a duo the first prize with 100 points and the special prize of the jury of the International Instrumental and Vocal Performance Contest, Oradea, Romania.
In May 2021 Hristina won the prestigious "Golden Note" Award in Vienna, in the "violin" category, at the annual competition organized by the International Music Foundation for Highly Gifted Children and the Austrian national radio and television ORF. The final was broadcast in the most watched TV time in Austria, hosted by Thomas Gotschalk. Hristina performs "Hungarian Dance № 5" by Johannes Brahms with the ORF Orchestra.
Hristina was one of the finalists at the Arthur Grumiaux Competition 2022 and won the 2 prize.
Hristina has been playing the 7/8 violin "Geor Klotz", Mittenwald 1797, of the German Musical Instrument Fund, provided to her by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben Foundation since March 2019.