Yordan Kamdzhalov

Yordan Kamdzhalov had the great pleasure to conduct the New Year's concerts of New Japan Philharmonic in The Land of the Rising Sun.

January, 2016

Yordan Kamdzhalov was unanimously chosen and awarded first ever prize for Ambassador of the Bulgarian Culture Worldwide by the Superbrands global network.


October, 2015


Kamdzhalov opens the European Researchers' Night 2015 in the European Capital of Culture 2019 Plovdiv: „Science - Art - Philosophy: ways towards the hyperpotential of the Man.”

September, 2015


Yordan Kamdzhalov and the great piano duo Genova & Dimitrov realized recording of Bela Bartok's Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussions and Orchestra, and Victor Babin's Concerto No. 2 for Two pianos and Orchestra (world premiere recording) as part of Special Edition CD "Genova & Dimitrov Piano Duo - 20 Years" (CPO).

May, 2015

Yordan Kamdzhalov's concert with Plamena Mangova broadcasted in Deutschlandfunk - 29.06.2014, 21:05 h. 


June, 2014

Kamdzhalov conducted a Deutsche Grammophon CD Promotion of the remarkable young guitarist Miloš Karadaglić with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.


December, 2014

NASA took a spectacular decision - Asteroid was named after a conductor! The space object 52292 became (52292) Kamdzhalov.

April, 2014


The prestigious editor Kubon & Sagner published the book Klangwelten. Der Dirigent Yordan Kamdzhalov, representing the evolution of the conducting art and visions of Yordan Kamdzhalov by his understanding for the conducting as a philosophy of the contact and a philosophy of the process. Abstract in 7 languages included.

May, 2014


The conductor Yordan Kamdzhalov was unanimously awarded „Music Critics’ Prize” for his amazing performances at the 24th Central European Music Festival Allegretto.

April, 2014



Again triumph for the interpretation of Kamdzhalov - "a philosopher among conductors"! Mannheimer Morgen about "Das Lied von der Erde" with the star soloists Christianne Stotijn and Christian Elsner under Yordan Kamdzhalov.

April, 2014


Foundation "Yordan Kamdzhalov" announced IV Annual Competition for instrumentalists, singers, composers and conductors. Yordan is co-initiator and president of the Foundation, established in 2010 to support the development and realization of extremely talented young artists from his native country Bulgaria.

February, 2014



Maestro Kamdzhalov made his Japan debut with great success in Tokyo at December the 6th and was immediately re-invited.

December, 2013


yordan_kamdzhalovYordan Kamdzhalov has been chosen for honored chairman of the board of the national humanitarian organization for peace “MG” in Bulgaria.

October, 2013



Opernwelt nominated the Wolfgang Rihm's Dionysos under the baton of the General Music Director Yordan Kamdzhalov at Heidelberg Opera Theater for “Best opera production”.

October, 2013


Yordan Kamdzhalov has been announced as the Principal Guest Conductor of the Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra after his remarkable work as General Music Director of the City of Heidelberg.

September, 2013

Yordan Kamdzhalov is opening the New Opera Theater in Heidelberg with new production of Mazeppa.

November 24,  2012


Yordan Kamdzhalov has been chosen unanimously as General Music Director of the City of Heidelberg. In 2012 he will take up the post of Chief conductor of the Opera Theater, of the Philharmonic Orchestra and of the Heidelberg Schloss Festival.

June,  2011

“Musician of the year 2011” Award by the Bulgarian National Radio.

April,  2012

Yordan has been chosen as Principal Guest Conductor of the National Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra.

April,  2012


Philharmonie Berlin Live-broadcast debut on "Deutschlandradio Kultur" with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin at the Philharmonie Berlin.

September,  2011



Royal Festival HallKamdzhalov made his UK debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall.

October, 2011

 Contes d`Hoffmann at the Komische Oper Berlin

 March, 2012




Los Angeles PhilharmonicCover conductor to Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

November, 2010

Yordan Kamdzhalov

In June 2012 Yordan is going to conduct the first international concert tour of the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra with the star mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova.

June, 2010

Yordan Kamdzhalov

Yordan is President  of the Foundation ”Yordan Kamdzhalov”  which he co-initiated in March 2010. The foundation supports extraordinarily talented young artists from his native country Bulgaria.

August, 2010

Yordan Kamdzhalov has been chosen unanimously as the Winner of the Jorma Panula International Conducting Competition, Finland.

November, 2009

Yordan Kamdzhalov won the 3rd prize of the Gustav Mahler International Conducting Competition, Germany.

March, 2010



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