Born in Varna, Bulgaria, Ludmil Angelov graduated at the Pancho Vladigerov State Music Academy in Sofia. His teachers were Viktoria Spassova, Ludmila Stoyanova and the phenomenal pianist and pedagogue Konstantin Stankovich, former assistant of Pancho Vladigerov in his piano classes. He won prizes and diplomas at international competitions, including the Senigallia (Italy, 1976), Frederic Chopin (Poland, 1985), Palm Beach International Competition (USA, 1990), Piano Masters (Monte Carlo, 1994) and World Piano Masters Tour (France, 1997).
Ludmil Angelov's debut recital in New York was at Lincoln Centre in 1990. He has also played at many other major concert halls, such as the Philharmonie in Berlin, Musikverein in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Salles Pleyel and Gaveau in Paris, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Herkulessaal in Munich, KKL in Lucerne, the Opera of Monte-Carlo, Brucknerhaus in Linz, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Auditori in Barcelona, Palau de la Música in Valencia, the concert halls of the Moscow and Milan Conservatories, the Palace of Music in Athens and KBS Hall in Seoul.