Donka Miteva


In May 2014 Donka Miteva won the Prize for best conductor at the 35th International Choir Competition in Varna. Her chamber choir won the 2nd Prize in the Mixed Choirs category. In August 2013 she was one of four Finalists and holder of Special Mention by the Jury in the 4th International Conducting Competition Jeunesse Musicales with the Enescu Philharmonie in Bucharest. In April 2013 she was the 1st Prize winner of the 7th International Competition for young choral conductors in St. Petersburg , Russia.

Since October 2011 Donka Miteva is appointed Artistic Director and Conductor of Collegium Musicum Berlin and gave her Debut at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall in 2012.

In 2011 she was awarded the special Prize for her artistic achievments by the Music and Theatre friends´society Münster.

Between 2007 and 2011 Donka Miteva was a Conductor and Choir Director at the State Opera in Münster, Germany with productions of „Tristan and Isolde“, „Turandot“ , “Rigoletto”, “Aida”, “Parsifal” ,“Boris Godunow”, “Nabucco” etc.

She worked with the Münster Symphony Orchestra, Sonderborg Symphony, Enescu Philharmonie, Sofia Festival Orchestra, Nord Czech Philharmonic, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Burgas Opera,Orquestra do Algarve a.o.

Donka Miteva was awarded scholarships from the Richard Wagner Society, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, the European Academy Montepulciano and the Noel Minet Foundation.

Donka Miteva received her Diplom Degree in Orchestra Conducting from the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf and her Master Degree in Choral conducting from the State Academy of Music in Sofia. She also studied at Accademia Chigiana with Maestro Gianluigi Gelmetti, Kenneth Keisler, Jorma Panula and Benjamin Zander.