Georgi Mintchev

Mintchev Georgi Piano Concerto Pno3B

Concerto
for piano and symphony orchestra

Mintchev Georgi Concerto Breve Ii Ens59

Concerto breve II
ContempoRetro
for brass quintet

Mintchev Georgi Contrasts Orch54

Contrasts
Music for Orchestra
for symphony orchestra

Mintchev Georgi Espaces Dynamiques Orch14

Espaces dynamiques
for symphony orchestra

Mintchev Georgi Musique De Concert Orch12

Musique de concert
for symphony orchestra

Mintchev Georgi Prayers V52

Prayers
for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

Mintchev Georgi Prologue Symphonique Orch13

Prologue Symphonique
for symphony orchestra

Mintchev Georgi Senti Metal Concerto Vc4

Senti-metal Concerto
for cello and symphony orchestra

Georgi Mintchev

Georgi Mintchev (*1939)

Georgi Mintchev was born in 1939 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He finished his studies in 1963 at the Bulgarian National Conservatory in the composition class of Marin Goleminov. Later (1968-1970) he did further studies with Rodion Shchedrin in Moscow. In 1972 he received an important UNESCO scholarship and continued his studies in USA, England and France.

Georgi Mintchev been head of the music department of Radio Sofia, general director of the recording company Balkanton, vice-president and general secretary of the Union of Bulgarian Composers, and since 1990, artistic director of the Bulgarian National Radio.

He was frequently on juries of international competitions such as: London («Let the Poeples Sing», 1974-79), Terni («International Composition Contest», 1979-80), Florence («Premio Vittorio Gui», 1981), Anco-na («Premio Ancona», 1982-84), Warsaw («International Composition Contest», 1984), Berlin («International Composition Contest», 1986), Athens («Olympia International Composition Contest», 1990-92).

Georgi Mintchev got the highest Bulgarian national awards and several international prizes. He has received prizes from the “International Forum of Composers” in Paris, from the “International Association of musical experts in phonographic production” in the United States as well as from other institutions. In 1989 he received the European “Lorenzo il Magnifico” Prize from the International “Medicea” Academy in Florence and was named “Onorevole Senatore Academico”. In 1992 he received the “20th Award for Achievement” by the International Biographial Centre of Cambridge (GB).

His works have been performed in all the major concert halls of Europe, North and South America and Australia. A dozen LPs and CDs have been recorded in Bulgaria, the Ex-USSR, Switzerland and in USA. Since 1993, the complete works of Georgi Mintchev are exclusively published by Editions Bim in Switzerland.

Prologue Symphonique
for symphony orchestra

Prologue Symphonique Prologue Symphonique

Prayers
for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

1. Kyrie 1. Kyrie

Contrasts Music for Orchestra
for symphony orchestra

Contrasts Contrasts

Concerto breve II ContempoRetro
for brass quintet

Concerto Breve Concerto Breve