Ludmil Angelov was born in Varna, Bulgaria, into a family of well- known musicians of Bulgarian and Greek descent. He started taking piano lessons at the age of six and soon made his debut in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities. Mr. Angelov graduated with an Honors Degree from the Bulgarian State Academy of Music, where studied with eminent pianist and pedagogue Konstantin Stankovich, former assistant of the legendary Nadia Boulanger.
Ludmil Angelov has won prizes and distinctions at many international competitions, including “Virtuosi di Musica per Pianoforte” (Czechoslovakia, 1973), “Senigallia” (Italy, 1976), “F. Chopin” (Poland 1985), “Palm Beach” (USA1990) and “World Piano Masters” (Monte-Carlo 1994).
Having embarked upon an international career, he has been to all European countries, USA, South America, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan, appearing in countless recitals, chamber music concerts and as a soloist with many major orchestras, including the Covent Garden Orchestra, Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Sinfonieorchester, Schleswig-Holstein Sinfonieorchester, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Russian Radio Symphony Orchestra, European Masters Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Montpellier, Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, Orchestre Lamoureux, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Orquesta Sinfónica de RTV Española, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Athens State Orchestra, Sofia Philharmonic, Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, etc.
Ludmil Angelov has recorded for RCA, Pentatone Classics, Gega New, France Classique and Subi Classics. His live performances have been broadcasted on Bulgarian, French, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian, USA and Korean television and radio stations.
His last CD recording of Chopin’s Complete Rondos &Variations has been awarded recently with the “Grand Prix du Disque Chopin” by the International Chopin Institute of Warsaw, along with the CD of Chopin’s Piano Concerti recorded by Krystian Zimerman.