Elitsa Desseva

Elitsa Desseva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. After winning the 6th Piano Competition Liszt-Bartok
in Sofia, she was invited by Balazs Szokolay to continue her studies in his piano studio in Weimar. She has won numerous international piano and chamber music competitions and has
played as a soloist with orchestras such as Plovdiv Philharmonie, Symphonieta Sofia Orchestra and Jena Philharmonie. Since 2013, Elitsa has been the recipient of the Deutschland Stipendium and since 2016, and of the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Stipendium.