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Plamena Mangova

Bulgarian pianist Plamena Mangova’s career took off after she won prizes at the ‘Paloma O’Shea (Santander), ‘Vittorio Gui’ Chamber Music (Florence) and ‘Queen Elizabeth’ (Brussels) competitions. She studied at the Sofia Academy, Reina Sofia School (Madrid), and Queen Elizabeth College (Brussels) under teachers including Marina Kapatsinskaya and Dmitri Bashkirov. She has performed at major venues worldwide, collaborating as soloist with prestigious orchestras such as the Staatskapelle Berlin, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky Symphony and English Chamber Orchestra, under leading conductors and performers such as Myung-whun Chung, Sir Colin Davis, Walter Weller, Emmanuel Krivine, Lawrence Foster, Pablas Heras-Casado, Boris Berezovsky, Maxim Vengerov, Alexander Knyazev, Kolja Blacher and Pascal Moraguès