- Kandov, Alexander
- Kanev, Stefan
- Karaatanassov, Vesselin
- Karadimchev, Boris
- Karadjov, Dimitar Ivanov
- Karadjov, Dimitar
- Karastoyanov, Assen
- Karastoyanova, Helene
- Kaucki, Venceslav
- Kaufman, Nikolai
- Kazandjiev, Vassil
- Kazassian, Vili
- Kenov, Nikola
- Kerkelov, Peter
- Kiradjiev, Vladimir
- Klinkova, Jivka
- Kniazev, Nikolay
- Kochev, Boris
- Kochev, Mihayl
Pazardjik - Bulgaria
composer, piano and harpsichord player, organist, pedagogue
He graduated from the State Academy of Music “Pancho Vladigerov” in 1977 majoring in Composition under Professor Parashkev Hadjiev and Piano under Professor Bogomil Starshenov. He attended international courses of piano interpretation in Weimar given by Regina Smendzianka, in Paris given by Yvonne Lefebure, in Prague given by Milan Slehta (organ) and Susana Ruzickova (harpsichord). He was awarded at a number of national and international competitions for pianists such as Casagrande in Terni (Italy) where he got a diploma and a medal in 1976 and an award for piano duo in 1980. He has been active as a soloist and chamber performer playing the piano, harpsichord and organ. He was a soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (1969). He recorded for the recording companies Balkanton, Gega, the Bulgarian National Radio, the Bulgarian National Television and Radio Geneva. He has been teaching at the State Academy of Music since 1978. In 2000 he was promoted Professor of Piano Accompaniment and Composition. He composed stage music; orchestral music; choral works; chamber instrumental opuses; vocal music; pieces for piano; children’s songs and theatre music. He took part in the Second International Festival for Contemporary Music in St. Petersburg (Russia, 1991), where he performed his Concerto for piano and orchestra with the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic.
Kose-Bose – children’s musical (1987, awarded by the Bulgarian DLIDU in 1989).
The Windmill – ballet (1995).
For symphony orchestra:
Piano Concerto (1988); Flute Concerto (1999); Clarinet Concerto (2002).
I Wish – a cycle of three songs for soprano and orchestra, lyrics by E. Mladenova (1998).
Wind Quintet (1985).
Dream for flute, violin, violoncello and piano (1997).
String Quartet (2001).
For xylophone and piano: Rondo (1981); Pieces (1987).
Rondino for oboe and piano (1970); Sonatina for flute and piano (1983).
Sonatas: for violin and viola (1993); violin and piano (2000).
Three Movements for flute and harpsichord (or piano) (1996).
For piano: Cycle of children’s songs (1967); Three Preludes (1968); Toccata (1969); Theme with Variations (1981); Poem (1984); Pieces after music to theatre performances (1986); Playing with Piano Keys – a cycle for young pianists (1997).
Bulgarian Dance for four hands (1998).
Three Fragments from the ballet The Windmill for two pianos (2002).
Vocal music: Three Songs for voice and string quartet, lyrics by Veselin Hanchev (1982).
For mezzo-soprano and organ: Mystic Evening, on poems by Atanas Dalchev (1991).
For voice and piano: I Wish, lyrics by E. Mladenova for soprano and piano; Sofia for soprano and piano, lyrics by L. Stefanova (1987); Bronze for voice and piano, lyrics by Veselin Hanchev (1990); Seven Miniatures for high voice and piano, lyrics by N. Kisyov (1999); Zalibih si edno libe (I Fell in Love with a Girl) for voice and piano, traditional lyrics (2000).
For mixed choir:h3(red-dot).
Three Impressions after lyrics by E. Burnaski (1982).
For female voices choir: Winter’s Spring after lyrics by E. Mladenova (1984); Below the Lilac Tree after lyrics by Vesselin Hanchev (1985).
For female voices (children’s) choir and organ: Be Blessed (Ave Maria) (1993).
For children’s choir and piano: Letters after lyrics by L. Stanchev.