Ludmil Angelov

LUDMIL ANGELOV is known in Europe, the United States, South America, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. A popular artist throughout Europe, the United States, South America, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan, Ludmil Angelov’s performs recitals, chamber music concerts and and played the solo part with all Bulgarian and with many a renowned foreign orchestra, under the baton of musicians from the rank of Lawrence Foster, James DePreist, Jean-Bernard Pommier, Marc Andreae, Fedor Glushchenko, George Pehlivanian, Josep Pons, Pedro Halffter Caro, Enrique García Asensio, Ruslan Raichev, Michael Dagostinov, Emil Tabakov, Gheorghi Dimitrov, Vladimir Ghiaurov, Rossen Milanov, etc.

His teachers were Viktoriya Spassova, Lyudmila Stoyanova and the the exceptional pedagogue Konstantin Stankovich. Ludmil Angelov is winner of prizes and distinction from many international competitions, including Virtuosi di Musica per Pianoforte (Czechoslovakia, 1973), Senigallia (Italy, 1976), the Frideryk Chopin Competition (Poland 1985), Palm Beach (USA, 1990), World Piano Masters (Monte-Carlo, 1994) and World Piano Masters Tour in France (1997).  He was bestowed the Apollon Toxoforos Award of the Apollonia Foundation, the Grand Prix Varna 2015. He is a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Arts in Toledo.

In the 1987/1988 season he performed a cycle of 12 recitals with Chopin’s complete piano works. The event was highly acclaimed and received the Young Musician of the Year award of the Bulgarian National Radio. He participated in some of the most significant Chopin festivals. In 1999, he presented hos integral performance of Chopin music with great success throughout Spain, including in Madrid.

In 1990 he debuted in New York, with a recital at Lincoln Center.  He has also performed at the Berlin Philharmonie Hall, Salle Pleyel and Salle Gaveau of Paris, Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, Herkulessaal of München, Opera of Monte-Carlo, Brucknerhaus Linz, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Auditorium of Barcelona, Palau de la Música de Valencia, Concert Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Concert Hall of the Milan Conservatoire, the Palace of Music in Athens, the Korean Broadcast Station Hall (KBS) in Seoul, etc. Among his performances in 2000, most renowned were his recitals at the La Roque d’Anthéron International Piano Festival and at the International Chopin Festival in Warsaw. In 2002 he debuted at the Newport Festival, United States.

He has made recordings released by the RCA, Gega New, France Classique, Pentatone, and Danacord recording labels. His performances are broadcast live on radio and television stations in Bulgaria, France, Spain, Poland, Hungary, USA, Argentina and South Korea. His recordings of Chopin’s Complete Rondos and Variations awarded the Grand Prix du Disque Chopin by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute of Warsaw. Angelov recorded Pancho Vladigerov’s five piano concertos  for the British company Toccata Classics. In collaboration with the Gega New recording label, he has recorded a disc with Spanish Dances by Enrique Granados.

In Spain, Ludmil Angelov functions as the Founder and Artistic Director of Toledo International Music Festival It was at this festival in 2006 that L. Angelov made several world premieres of works by Nikolay Kapustin. Angelov performed a series of concerts throughout Europe together with violinist Vesko Eshkenazi. In 2011, he founded the International Piano Extravaganza Festival in Bulgaria, currently functioning as its artistic director. Active as teacher in Bulgaria and Spain.

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24.10.2020 Chamber Music

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