Yordan Kamdzhalov

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Yordan Kamdzhalov (2007)

Yordan Kamdzhalov (born 16 October 1980 in Targovishte) is a Bulgarian conductor and musician.


Kamdzhalov studied conducting at the National Academy of Music “Prof. Pantscho Wladigerow” in Sofia and later at the State Academy of Music Hanns Eisler in Berlin and with David Zinman, Jorma Panula, Kurt Masur, Bernard Haitink, Simon Rattle and Daniel Barenboim. At the Lucerne Festival Academy, Kamdzhalov worked with Péter Eötvös, Pierre Boulez and mentors from the Ensemble Intercontemporain.[1] He has conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra London, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the English Chamber Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, among others.[1] In 2010, he served as cover conductor for Esa-Pekka Salonen with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.[1] In the 2012|13 and 2013|14 seasons, Yordan Kamdzhalov was General Music Director of the City of Heidelberg. In 2014|15 he remained associated with the Theater und Orchester Heidelberg as Principal Guest Conductor.

At the age of 29, Yordan Kamdzhalov established a foundation that supports talented Bulgarian singers, instrumentalists, conductors and composers.[1]

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Individual references

  1. a b c d Yordan Kamdzhalov.Retrieved December 9, 2018.