Margarita Kalcheva

Margarita Kalcheva was born in Pleven, Bulgaria. She began her musical training in double bass at High school of Music with Irina Petrova. As student of prof. Todor Toshev she received the B. M. degree in Performance from National Academy of Music. She has attended masterclasses with  prof. Victor Chuchkov and Michel Veillon.

Margarita became a principal double bassist of the National Radio Orchestra of Bulgaria since 1998 as well with Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa- Japan since 2009. She maintains ana international profile and career in a variety of roles as a soloist, chamber and orchestral double bassist all over the world. Her repertoire includes Bottesini, Dittersdorf, Kusevitzkii, Tschaikovski,Goleminov, Tabakov. She made numerous records and first performances including solo concert in Japan (2012), Variations Rokoko- Tchaikovsky, Concert for doblebass – M. Goleminov, “Breavissimo” E. Morricone.