Yordan Goshev

composer, pianist

08.06.1960Blagoevgrad - Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Yordan Goshev completed his higher education at the National Academy of Sciences “Prof. P. Vladigerov”, specialty “piano” in the class of Prof. Dr. At. Kurtev (1981-1985). He studied composition in the class of Prof. Al. Tanev (1982-1988). He is a teacher of “Harmony with arrangement”, “Piano” and “Instrumental knowledge” at the “N. Rilski”, Blagoevgrad. Prof. Dr. Goshev is the head of the Department of Music, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Director and Chief Artistic Director of the Blagoevgrad Chamber Opera, Artistic Director of the “Student Arts Festival”, Chief Expert on Culture and Artistic and Creative Activities of SUSU “N. Rilski”, Dean of the Faculty of Arts.
Laureate of numerous national and international composition competitions.


Symphonic works:
Symphony No. 1 (2000);
Symphony No. 2 (2007);
Symphony No. 3 (2012);
Symphonic poem “Ilinden” (2007);
“Symphonic Dances” (2008).

Stage music:
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1990);
“Fantasia” for flute and orchestra (1994);
“Rhapsody” for piano and orchestra (2006);
“Kukeri” for drum and SO (2011);
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2013);
“Concerto Grosso” for chamber orchestra (2013);
Double Variations for Symphony Orchestra (2014);
“Burlesque” for string orchestra (2002);
“Lamento” for string orchestra (2006);
“Elegy” for violin and string orchestra (2003);
“Diagonals” for piano quintet (2007);
String Quartet;
2 sonatas for organ;
“On a walk with the little prince” – cycle of 12 pieces for piano (1995)

Choral, vocal, theater music, etc.

CD Releases:
“Symphony” ed. Conservatorio di Musica, Perugia (Italy, 2002);
“Contrasts” – for violin and viola ed. “Peter the Great Festival” (Netherlands, 2000);
“Prelude, Intermezzo and Toccata” for piano, ed. EMCY, Munich (2007);
“Five Sketches” – for trombone and piano, published by “Elm”;
“Suite” – for piano, ed. from the Creative Fund of UBC;
“Sassofonissimo” for 12 saxophones, ed. Met-X, Brussels (2011);
“Introduction and Dance” for 2 pianos and drum;
“Toccata in C” for two pianos.

Published editions:
“Sonata No. 2” for organ, ed. from the Creative Fund of UBC;
“Capriccio” for violin, ed. from the Creative Fund of UBC;
“Devilish Thoughts” for two pianos, ed. Artmusic, 2002;
“On a Walk with the Little Prince” – cycle of 12 plays, University Publishing House “Neofit Rilski” Blagoevgrad;
“Modern piano course” University Publishing House “Neofit Rilski” Blagoevgrad “Burlesque” for string orchestra, ed. Artmusic, 2003
“Contrasts” for violin and viola, ed. from the Creative Fund of UBC, 2003;
“At the end of the summer” – a cycle of piano pieces, “Neofit Rilski” University Publishing House, Blagoevgrad, 2013;
“Harmony with arrangement” – textbook in 3 parts co-authored with the composer Prof. Filip Pavlov, ed. Vulcan 4, 2002;
“Sound compositional organization of the Bulgarian folk song” – monograph, 2004, “Neofit Rilski” University Publishing House, Blagoevgrad;
“Linear Processing of the Bulgarian Folk Song” monograph, “Neofit Rilski” University Publishing House, Blagoevgrad, 2005;
. “Practical Course in Harmony”, University Publishing House “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad, 2013.