The Loviisa Sibelius Festival

KIRILL KOZLOVSKI, piano

Kirill Kozlovski studied the piano with Irina Semenyako at the Belarusian State Academy of  Music and with Matti Raekallio, Hamsa al-Wadi Juris, Ilmo Ranta and Eero Heinonen at the Sibelius Academy, obtaining a Master’s degree from the latter in spring 2005. He then continued his studies with Avo Kouyoumdjian at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and in autumn 2010 entered the Sibelius Academy’s DocMus department. He has also attended masterclasses with Dmitri Bashkirov, Péter Nagy, Ivari Ilja, Ralf Gothóni, András Schiff and others.

A laureate of both national and international piano competitions, Kirill Kozlovski was awarded the first prize in the Jyväskylä Piano Competition in 2004, the “Ciutat de Mallorca” Piano Competition in Spain in 2003 and the Chopin Centre competition in Paris in 1998.

Kirill Kozlovski has given solo recitals and been a member of chamber ensembles at many international festivals in France, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Estonia, Spain and elsewhere. He has also given solo recitals in Finland and the other Nordic countries, has been a soloist with many orchestras and makes regular appearances as a Lied pianist both in Finland and abroad.