Michail Stoyanov

Michail Stoyanov

25.09.1968 г.

Varna - Bulgaria

composer, pianist

Mihail Stoyanov is son of Pencho Stoyanov. He graduatedfrom the State Academy of Music in 1993 majoring in Piano under Professor Dimo Dimov. In 1994-95 he specialised at the Royal School of Music in London under Professor Christopher Elton. He attended the master classes of Professor Imogene Cooper in London and Professor Domenic Marlette at the Conservatoire in Geneva. In 1999 he specialised under Professor Laszlo Gereb at the Gustav Mahler Conservatoire in Vienna.

He performed in Bulgaria, Austria, Germany, Greece and Macedonia as a soloist of symphony and chamber orchestras. He recorded for the Bulgarian National Radio, the Bulgarian National Television and the German Television. He produced two compact disks. One of them included works by Austrian composers (Schubert, Sch?nberg and Heidmeyer); the other one being dedicated to the Bulgarian composers Pancho Vladigerov, Dimitar Nenov and Pencho Stoyanov.

He wrote symphony music and opuses for chamber ensembles and piano; children’s choral songs, etc. In 1987 he was prizewinner at the children’s choral song composition contest organized by the Bulgarian National Radio. In 1996 he was awarded first prize at the international composition contest Music and Earth in Sofia for his piano cycle Landscapes.

Works

For symphony orchestra:

Symphonic Suite (1994).

Fantasy for orchestra (1995).

Chamber music:

Sonata for violin and piano (1985).

For piano:

Landscapes – cycle (1996); Sonata (2002).

Vocal music:

Cycles of three songs, lyrics by Dr. Shopov (1996).