“... I write on the wind ...” is een gevarieerd programma dat de luisteraar meeneemt op een muzikale reis waar de verschillende stilistische aspecten van het fluitrepertoire aan bod komen. Het programma is een mix van begeleid repertoire, kamermuziek en solospel. De luisteraar zal zich hopelijk niet vervelen met stukken van C. Reinecke, A. Karastoyanov, E. Carter, N. Rota en J. Ibert.
Nikola Kyosev (1989) was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He started playing the flute at the age of 10 with Ivaylo Vasilev(National School for Music and Dance Art - ”Dobrin Petkov”) and prof. Lidiya Oshavkova (National Music Academy). Shortly after that he was accepted at the NSMDA “Dobrin Petkov”, where he graduated in 2008 with distinction, winning the Teacher’s Union Prize for High Musical and Educational Achievements.
Nikola furthered his studying under the tutelage of Katherine Bryan (principal flute with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra) in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly RSAMD) from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree with honours in 2013. Nikola is currently doing his Master of Music degree with Myriam Graulus in the Royal Conservatory of Ghent, Belgium.
Nikola has already earned himself a reputation as a talented and virtuoso musician. His skills as a flute player have taken him around the world, performing in various halls throughout the UK, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria, Gran Canaria and many other places.
He is a prize winner of both National and International competitions, including the Special prize for virtuoso performance at the 15th International Competition “World and the Earth” –Bulgaria, and First Prize in the Internationale Festival fur Jugendblasorchester im Landkreis Chemnitzer Land, Germany.
Nikola Kyosev enjoys playing in ensembles and in orchestral setting. As a duo with the pianist Silviya Mihaylova, he won 1st prize at the North London Festival for Music and Dance (2010) and later that year, the Kyosev – Mihaylova Duo was accepted as a duo in the prestigious Live Music Now! Scotland scheme, bringing the joy and inspiration of live music to those who have limited access to conventional music.
He took part the Side-by-side programme (2010) and the One-year Apprenticeship programme with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (2011).
On 5th May, 2011, was the premier of his first composition – Mind Cell, which was chosen for inclusion in the PLUG 2011 festival.
During the summer of 2012, Nikola attended the Trevor Wye International Flute Summer Course, being given a scholarship by Arista FLutes and Hope Scott Trust.
In April 2014, together with his colleagues Ivaylo Vasilev, Maria Slavcheva and Magdalena Dimitrova, he received 3rd Prize for the performance of Bozza's Jour D'Ete A La Montagne, at the Music and Earth International Competition - Sofia, Bulgaria
“... I write on the wind ...” offers a varied programme that will take listeners on a trip, exploring different styles and nuances of the flute playing. A careful mix between accompanied repertoire, chamber music and solo playing has been selected, aiming at keeping the listeners entertained throughout the whole recital, where you will have the chance to listen to pieces by C. Reinecke, A. Karastoyanov, E. Carter, N. Rota and J. Ibert