Plamena Mangova (1980) won 2nd prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition 2007 and has established an international career from Europe to Tokyo, South Korea and Saint Petersburg.
Her CD of Shostakovitch's musical diptych for Fuga Libera was awarded a Diapason d'Or de l'Annee 2007.
Her recording of Prokofiev's complete works for violin and piano with T.Samouil was awarded Four Stars in Le Monde de la Musique. Among her teachers are M.Kapatsinskaya D.Bashkirov, Abdel-Rahman El Bacha.
Ever since her debut at the Theatre du Chatelet (Paris) in 2000, Pl. Mangova has overwhelmed audiences in Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), the Mozarteum (Salzburg), the Palace of Music (Barcelona) and the International House of Music (Moscow).
She has been invited to many prominent international festivals, such as Verbier Festival, festivals in Santander, Dusseldorf, and others. She has performed as a soloist with distinguished orchestras, such as National Orchestra of Belgium, Luxemburg Philharmonic, Dresden Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonic de Lille, Philharmonic Orchestra of Tokyo and collaborated with many outstanding conductors and soloists.
In March 2011 Plamena Mangova was selected as "Artist of the month" of the music magazine Interlude in Hong Kong.