Angela Todorova

has finished her secondary education at the National School of  Music “Lyubomir Pipkov” in Sofia, Bulgaria, in the piano class of  Prof. Milena Mollova. From March 2021 she is a student in MDW Vienna in the class of Prof. Lilya Zilberstein.

Angela was born on 8th March 1999 and began her musical education at the age of 5. She won her first piano competition with big success in 2010 at the International Competition Young Virtuosos Sofia, Bulgaria – first prize  and Special prize  given by Scene Academia. She has won more than 20 prizes (10 first prizes)  and many special prizes at national and international piano and chamber music competitions, such as International Competition „Euterpe” – Italy – the First Absolute Prize – inscribed in the register of Gold contest; First Prize (in a category without age limit) – “Perusia Harmonica” 2020 – Perugia, Italy; „Ohrid Pearls” in Macedonia; “Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte” in Czech Republic and many other prizes from competitions in Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania and Macedonia.

Angela has had many solo piano and chamber music recitals. 

During the years she has participated in many competitions for different scholarships by playing live or with some videos. 

She has been granted with a student scholarships from:

  • “Yordan Kamdzhalov” Foundation
  • „Lidia Kuteva” for young pianists, established with personal funds of prof. Pavlina Dokovska (Mannes College of Music, USA), member of the Council of the International Foundation „St. Cyril and Methodius”
  • prof. Milena Mollova
  • prof. Mario Hossen
  • Special scholarship from “Communitas” Foundation
  • Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria

Angela is a member of the “Successful children of Bulgaria” – project of “Dimitar Berbatov” Foundation for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Angela Todorova has attended piano and chamber music master classes of prof. Milena Mollova, prof. Mario Hossen, Marisa Blanes, Luciano Sarmiento, prof. Maria Prinz, Gavriel Lipkind, Leonid Kerbel, Hande Dalkilic, Adrian Oetiker, Sylviane Deferne, Romain Garioud  and Milena Lazarova.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Angela took part in the International summer academy “Orpheus” in Vienna under the guidance of prof. Milena Mollova where she took part in many concerts and performed the world premiere compositions. She performed in many world known places such as „Haydn house“, „Mozart house“ and „Porgy and bess jazz club“.

Based on an invitation of the“Donka Paprikova” Foundation, the young pianist performed in many events, organized in Sofia. Angela Todorova was granted with a special thanksgiving diploma from “Donka Paprikova” Foundation for her support for activities and purposes of the Foundation.

Angela Todorova has worked with the conductors Berislav Shipush (Croatia), Rossen Gergov (Bulgaria – Austria), Dimitar Panov (Bulgaria), Veselin Baychev (Bulgaria), Pieralberto Cattaneo (Italy) and Georgi Patrikov (Bulgaria) and has performed with the Plovdiv Philharmonic, Youth Philharmonic – Sofia, Vraca Philharmonic, The orchestra of jurists, Camerata Orphica and The symphonic orchestra of the National Music Academy „Pantcho Vladigerov“.

She was chosen to perform together with her teacher prof. Milena Mollova and the pianist Kalia Kalcheva at the National School of Music “Lyubomir Pipkov” anniversary concert (110 years from founding the school) in famous Bulgaria Hall in Sofia.

She actively participates in the cultural life of the country and often performs as a special guest in open ceremonies of contemporary artists exhibitions, presentations of contemporary writers books and anniversary celebration of famous representatives of Bulgarian culture.