British-Bulgarian conductor and composer Martin Georgiev gained a conducting diploma and PhD in composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Recent collaborations include the London Mozart Players, Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kammerorkest van het Noorden, Brussels Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Sofia National Philharmonic Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Varna Opera and Ballet, a tenure as Composer in Residence to the City of Heidelberg, and Genesis, a critically acclaimed album of his orchestral works, which he conducted. Since 2013 he has been Assistant Conductor with The Royal Ballet, involved with the world premieres of Woolf Works, Multiverse, Connectome, Frankenstein, Yugen, Obsidian Tear, The Illustrated Farewell, Strapless, Corybantic Games, The Wind, Raven Girl, The Unknown Soldier and Medusa. For Birmingham Royal Ballet he conducted the world premiere of Ignite, (nominated for Benois de la Danse, 2018). Born in Varna, he was laureate of the TACTUS International Composers’ Forum in Brussels, the Grand Prize of the Sofia National Philharmonic Orchestra and over 20 other awards and scholarships.