Lachezar Ivanov was born in Bulgaria, where he started playing the classical guitar at the age of 12. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from London City University where he studied with Antonio Albanes at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He also holds Master of Music in Music Performance degree from Kingston University ( London), where he studied the guitar with Grahame Klippel. Lachezar has also completed the Student Associate Scheme with Royal College of Music, London. As a performer, Lachezar has toured in Europe and Asia as a soloist and a member of different chamber formations, has participated in solo master classes and has won a prize from International Guitar Competition in Kyustendil, Bulgaria. He is a member of Duo Romantica since 2001 and the duo has performed at venues like Barbican Centre, LSO St. Lukes, British Museum, Italian Embassy, American University (Beirut) etc.
Lachezar has a vast experience in teaching the guitar. He got his first job as a guitar teacher in 1990 and has been busy with his teaching career ever since. Lachezar has taught hundreds of students on two continents. Currently Lachezar is a guitar tutor at Morley College, Vision-Redbridge Music Service and Arts First, London.