Vladimir Kiradjiev

Vladimir Kiradjiev

1958 г.

Plovdiv - Bulgaria

composer, conductor

Vladimir Kiradjiev graduated from the State Academy of Music in 1985 majoring in Orchestral Conducting under Professor Vladi Simeonov, Choral Conducting under Professor Anna Belcheva and Composition under Professor Alexander Tanev. He specialised in Orchestral Conducting under Professor Kurt Mazur in Leipzig and Weimar as well as under Professor Ferrara at Accademia Chigianna in Siena (Italy). In 1986 he assisted Professor Osterreicher during the master class he gave in Varna. Next year he studied with him at the Music University in Vienna (1987-88). In 1995 he received a Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Musicology at the University in Vienna. He worked consecutively as Music Director of the Sliven Opera (1984-87); Artistic Director of the Pazardjik Symphony Orchestra (1987-90); Music Director of the Vienna Residenz Orchestra (1992-94). In 1993-94 as a conductor of the Stadttheater he was guest conductor at the International Festival in Lucerne (Switzerland), participating with contemporary repertoire. In 1995 he was guest conductor with the Deutsche Oper in Berlin; in 1996-97 he visited the Metropol Theater; in 1998 he gave a concert with the Berlin Philharmonics in the Great Hall and the philharmonic’s hall; in 1998 he conducted Puccini’s La Boh me at the Komische Oper in Berlin. In 1999 he took part in the workshop organised by the Klangforum Vienna in Switzerland. In 2000 he was guest conductor with the Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic in Lodz (Poland). He worked with the Sofia Philharmonics, the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Plovdiv Philharmonic, the symphony orchestras in Krakow (Poland) and Graz (Austria), the Tatar National Philharmonic in Kazan, the UANL Symphony Orchestra in Monterey (Mexico), symphony orchestras in the Czech Republic, Hungary, etc.


He wrote an Overture for symphony orchestra, Partita for string orchestra and chamber music.