Kamelia Miladinova Pianist

  • Kamelia Miladinova is working as piano coach and accompanist at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Besides, she regularly plays in concerts as an accompanist and as a member of chamber music ensembles.

    Kamelia Miladinova was born in Kyustendil, Bulgaria and had her first piano lessons at the age of six. She studied at the “L. Pipkov” National School of Music and the National Academy of Music in Sofia with prof. Stella Dimitrova-Maystorova. Whilst still a student she made her debut with the Sofia Philharmonic as soloist in Prokofiev’s 3d Piano Concerto. Later she was awarded the Debut Prize of the Bulgarian National Radio. In 1994 she was a prize-winner at the Eduard Flipse Piano Competition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, including the prize for the best performance of a contemporary Dutch piece (“Spank” by Robert Zuidam).

    Kamelia has lived in The Netherlands since 1997. She studied at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague with Geoffrey Douglas Madge and there she earned her Master degrees for Piano and Piano Coaching focusing on working with singers and instrumentalists. She has worked together with and has been coached by musicians such as Geörgy Kurtág, violinist Herman Krebbers, soprano Elly Ameling, fortepianist Bart van Oort and, more recently, the legendary flutist Sir James Galway.

    Since 2003 she is a piano coach at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Through the years she has frequently appeared as a soloist and performed in various chamber music ensembles, as well as accompanying singers and operas. She recently took part in several editions of the ppIANISSIMO Festival of Contemporary Music in Sofia, Bulgaria, together with flutist Kersten McCall and pianist Ralph van Raat.
    Since 2015, she has been a resident pianist at the Galway Flute Festival in Weggis, Switzerland, performing with renowned flutists and accompanying the masterclasses of Sir James Galway.

    Kamelia Miladinova by Arie Kers