Bulgarian pianist Plamena Mangova’s career was launched after she won prizes at the Paloma O’Shea (Santander, Spain), Vittorio Gui Chamber Music (Florence) and the Queen Elisabeth competitions (Brussels). Her teachers include Marina Kapatsinskaya (Sofia Academy) and Dmitri Bashkirov (Reina Sofia School, Madrid). She is also a graduate of the Queen Elisabeth College of Music. 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 orchestras, with leading conductors and performers such as Myung-Whun Chung, Sir Colin Davis, Walter Weller, Lawrence Foster, Maxim Vengerov, Alexander Knyazev, Augustin Dumay, Mihaela Martin, Frans Helmerson, Kolja Blacher, Anton Barachovsky, Gerard Causse and Pascal Moraguès.
Photo Marco Borggreve