(b. 1959, Skopje).
Macedonian composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and piano works that have been performed in Asia and Europe.
Prof. Kolarovski studied composition with Vlastimir Nikolovski and conducting with Fimco Muratovski at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, where he graduated in composition in 1984 and in conducting in 1992. He also studied composition with Sergei Slonimsky at the N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in Saint Petersburg in 1986–87.
His music has been performed in Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, and Ukraine.
He has taught as a professor of analysis, composition, form, orchestration, and 20th-century music at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University since 1986. He co-founded an annual workshop for composers in Ohrid, Macedonia in 1999 and has taught there since 1999.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
Concertino, piano, string orchestra, 1981
Symphonic Poem on a Biblical Text, 8 or more baritones, orchestra, 1985
Concerto, piano, orchestra, 1987
Raspevy (on a theme by St. John Kukuzelis), string orchestra, 1991 (also version for string quartet)
Concerto for Orchestra, 1992 (also version for 2 pianos)
Sorrow, string orchestra, 1994
With Prayers, 1998
1.3, string orchestra, 2001
Sonata, viola, piano, 1980
Fair Suite, string quartet, 1982
Three Preludes, violin, piano, 1986
Leningrad Sonata, violin, piano, 1988
Raspevy (on a theme by St. John Kukuzelis), string quartet, 1992 (version of work for string orchestra)
Tower Bell, 2 pianos, vibraphone, tubular bells, 1995
Ezgiya – Alone, flute, 1997
Zurladziska, trumpet, piano, 2000
Broken Game, children's chorus, bass drum, any other instrument, 1982
Voices (cantata, text by T. S. Eliot [translated by Bogomil Gjuzel]), baritone, mixed chorus, orchestra, 1990
Will I Wake up Again (song-cycle, texts by Hristo Petreski, Andrei Voznesensky), voice, piano, 1989
Four Blinks of Spring (song-cycle, text by Matsuo Bashō), voice, piano, 2002
Free Variations, 1979
Concerto for Orchestra, 2 pianos, 1992 (version of orchestral work)
Evening Bell Prelude, 1992