The Kouzov Duo

Known for her passionate and musical interpretations and impressive technical facility, the Russian pianist Yulia Fedoseeva enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher.

To date, she has given hundreds of performances throughout Russia, Holland, Portugal, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and in the United States. Yulia has performed in such prestigious venues in Russia as St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall, the State Capella, and the Glazunov Hall of the St. Petersburg Conservatoire and has been a concerto soloist with the St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony and St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestras.

Yulia has appeared at international festivals such as “Chamber Music connects the World” (Kronberg, Germany), Zenith Chamber Music Festival (Hague, Holland), “Sound Ways” (St. Petersburg, Russia), and collaborated with Alexander Sitkovetsky, Richard Harwood, Stefan Milenkovich, Anima Quartet, and the members of the Jupiter Quartet among others. In 2011 she was selected to be an Official Staff Pianist for the 14th International Tchaikovsky competition.

In 2009 Yulia’s performances were seen and heard in Phil Grabsky’s documentary “In Search of Beethoven,” which received its premiere at the Barbican Theatre, London, and was broadcast internationally on TV stations and shown in movie theaters worldwide.

Throughout her career, Yulia has won and been the recipient of many awards, including in 1997 a Special Prize at the International Piano Competition in Jurmala, Latvia, in 2000 Grand Prix and First Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition “Coast of Hope” in Dobrich, Bulgaria, in 2004 First Prize at the Maria Yudina Piano Duo Competition in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2009 second prize at the A.G. Bakhchiev National Piano Duo Competition in Vologda, Russia. 

In addition to her performing career, Yulia is a devoted teacher and has been on faculty at the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire and at the Rimsky-Korsakov Music Lyceum for Highly Gifted Children. Many of her students have won top prizes at national and international chamber music competitions in Russia and abroad, including first prize at the Charles Hennen International Competition in Holland, and at the International Youth Chamber Music Festival-Competitions “In Corpore” in Estonia.