Bulgarian cellist Liliana Kehayova, a fourth generation musician, is currently a Cello Professor at New Bulgarian University, member of Vienna Chamber Orchestra and since 2014 the general secretary on International Music Acamdemy Orpheus in Vienna. As a passionate solo and chamber music performer, Ms. Kehayova has participated in numerous music festivals and recitals throughout Europe. She performed as a soloist with orchestras as Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Mitteleuropa Orchestra Udine, North Checz Philharmonic Teplice, Varna Philhamonic Orchestra, “New Symphony Orchestra”, Sinfonietta Vratza, “Camerata Orphica” etc.
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Ms. Kehayova has been honored to perform chamber music concerts with musicians such as Milena Mollova (piano), Gerard Causse (viola), Mario Hossen (violin), Vladimir Mendelssohn (viola), Romain Leleu (trumpet), Raffaele Mallozzi (viola), Rudolf Leopold (cello) and others. She has performed in venues such as Musikverein (Vienna), Athenaeum (Bucharest), Rudolfinum- Dvorak Hall and Smetana Hall (Prague), Palau de la Musica Catalana (Barcelona), Bulgaria Hall (Sofia).
Ms. Kehayova is a recipient of scholarships of "Thomastik - Infeld Vienna" (2010), "Bank Austria" (2012) and “Live Music Now” the Yehudi Menuhin foundation. In 2012, she was honored with the grand scholarship of the Austrian foundation "Alban Berg".
Liliana Kehayova graduated from the National School of Music "Lyubomir Pipkov" (Sofia, Bulgaria) in 2008 in the cello class of Anna Atanasova and 2018 received her Master degree in cello performance in the Vienna Conservatory studying with Lilia Schulz-Bayrova.