Valeri Vatchev


Valeri Vatchev is the principle conductor and Musical Director of the State Philharmonic Orchestra – Vratza since 1993. Born 1962 in Varna, Bulgaria and after receiving a master arts degree in the State Music Academy, studied at the Hochschule for Music und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. He has received several prizes for conducting and has appeared as guest conductor throughout Bulgaria, in Austria, Romania, USSR, South Korea and Hungary. He is a jury member for the International Conductors Competition.