Elitsa Bogdanova


Bulgarian violist, Elitsa Bogdanova completed her studies at the National Music School in Sofia and later at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she developed a keen interest for historical performance.

Elitsa is a member of the award-winning Consone Quartet, former BBC New Generation Artists. She regularly performs with chamber groups, orchestras and period instrument ensembles. Elitsa is the principal viola of La Serenissima and United Strings of Europe, and she has guest-led the viola sections of the Academy of Ancient Music, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Florilegium, Irish Baroque Orchestra, 12 Ensemble and London Contemporary Orchestra. She has also worked with the London Handel Orchestra, English Concert, Solomon’s Knot, London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Aurora Orchestra.

As a session musician, Elitsa has recorded for pop artists, television, advertisements and films, including ‘Suspiria’ by Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, 'Midsommer' by Bobby Krlic, The Matrix Resurrections by Lana Wachowski and Armando Iannucci's David Copperfield.