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Life and career
Durlovski, basso, was born in Bitola, Macedonia, in 1977. He graduated from the Faculty of Music at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje where he studied with Biljana Jovanovska Jakimovska. He made his debut in 1999 and from 2000 to 2002 sang with the Macedonian Opera in many productions including Lucia di Lammermoor, Il trovatore, Don Giovanni, Turandot, Il barbiere di Siviglia, La forza del destino, Rigoletto, and Aida. He made his international debut at the Wiener Kammeroper in 2001 as Nonacourt in Nino Rota's Il cappello di paglia di Firenze conducted by Paul Weigold. That year he also began further voice study with mezzo-soprano and Kammersängerin Olivera Miljaković. He has sung in the Macedonian operas Lydia of Macedonia and Tzar Samuil and in 2003 the Association of Macedonian Composers, SOKOM, awarded him the "Georgi Bozhikov Prize" for the best performance in a work by a Macedonian composer. He was also a laureate at the International "Jeunesses Musicales" competition in Belgrade. Since the 2009/2010 season he has appeared regularly at the Staatstheater Kassel.
On the concert platform Durlovski has appeared as a soloist Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, the verdi and Mozart Requiems, Dimitrie Buzharovski's Radomir Psalter, Vlastimir Nikolovski's oratorio To Clement, and Risto Avramovski's Winter symphony. He has sung with Vienna Residence Orchestra, East-West Symphony Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic, Sofia Philharmonic, and the ALEA contemporary music ensemble.
- Macedonian Opera and Ballet. Igor Durlovski - first soloist
- Staatstheater Kassel. Igor Durlovski Bass