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He graduated from the State Academy of Music where he studied violoncello with Konstantin Popov and composition with Dimiter Tapkov. Since 1974 he has been cellist at the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Balyozov is the author of the operas Le petit prince after Antoine de Saint Exupery (1975), When The Dolls Are Not Sleeping after Leda Mileva (1979), Serenade after Slavomir Mrozek (1990), Nonsenseville Love Story on motifs from Boris Vian's short stories (1992), Green Game, ballet (1987), Symphony for soprano, bass and large orchestra (1979), Old Bulgarian Pages - a triptych of symphonic poems (Rulers, Men of Letters, Heretics, 1980-82), three concerti grossi for string orchestra with solo instruments (No. 1 - A Parable About Obstacles, 1983, No. 2 - Bratislavesque, 1987, No. 3 - Passing, 1988) , four Divertimenti capricciosi (No, 1 - A Game on the Classics, 1974, No. 2 - Bach 1985 or Das Wohltemperirte Orchester for large orchestra, 1985, No. 3 - Recital for a Talking Pianist, 1986, No. 4 - Solitaire for 5-13 Instruments and Conductor, 1989) , two string quartets (1979, 1982), other chamber ensembles including Memorial for cello and percussion sextet (1978), Garlands for wind quintet (1983), Acupuncture for two four-handed pianos (1987), solo pieces for cello, oboe, clarinet, piano, film and theater music. Balyozov is the recipient of three awards of the Union of Bulgarian Composers (1977, 1982, 1987), and of the Award of the Ministry of Culture and Education (1981).

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