Born in Bulgaria, Irina Chirkova holds a master’s degree from the Boston Conservatory. Recent performances include: American Music Awards (2014); Latin Grammys (2014); 'A Very Grammy Christmas' show (2014); The Beatles Grammy Salute Concert (2014) with Katy Perry and Annie Lennox; 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013), live solo performer “In Memory” segment; 55th Grammy Awards (2013) with Carrie Underwood. She has performed with Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, Natalie Cole, Nelly Furtado, John Legend, Clint Holmes, Adam Levine, Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey, Marco Antonio Solis, P. Diddy, Kanye West (on David Letterman’s The Late Show) and for Bill Clinton’s political conferences. As a classical cellist, Irina has performed for Yo-Yo Ma and has shared the stage with world-famous pianist Lang Lang.
Recorded for artists such as: Steven Tyler, the band Godsmack, Robin Thicke, Celine Dion, the main cello theme of the video game Dragon Age (Inquisition), TV show The Revolution as well as many other private projects.
Working with the well known magician Ivan Amodei on a regular basis.