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Julia Sigova

Piano

Born in Minsk Belarus, Julia started to play piano at the age of 6. After finishing Glinka Music High School in Minsk she was invited to study at the Malmö Academy of Music in Sweden where she also did her Soloist Diploma with prof. Hans Pålsson. Julia also studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki for prof. Juhani Lagerspetz. She continues her education as a soloist under the guidance of prof. Konstantin Bogino in Bergamo and prof.Norma Fisher in London. Julia is also an assistant of Maestro Bogino in Italy.

Julia has made several recordings for different contexts.One example is Jubilee CD “Sounds of Lund University” where she recorded the piece by the Swedish composer Hans Gefors. She also made interviews and recordings for Swedish Radio that have been broadcasted in Sweden and abroad.

Since 2008 Julia has been collaborating with the international soloist,trumpet player and conductor Håkan Hardenberger . They have successfully performed in Scandinavia and Europe including “La Biennale” in Venice.

Julia has also been invited to participate at the most prestigious international festivals such as “Britt Music Festival”(USA),Yamaha International Festival and London Master Classes(UK),”Citta di Lucca”(Italy), Båstad Chamber Music Festival and Connect Festival in Sweden. She has been played for such renowned musician as Norma Fisher, Alexander Tutunov, Jerome Lowenthal and Peter Donohoe.

Julia regularly performs with the leading Swedish orchestras. Conductors with whom she has had pleasure to perform with including Marc Soustrot, Matthew Rowe,Mats Rondin and many others.

Julia has won many awards and scholarships.In 2008 she was awarded a scholarship as the Best Female pianist in the Öresund region. And in 2011 she was chosen as the Best Female Artist in Sweden by Fredrika Bremmer Federation.


Julia er født i Minsk Belarus og begyndte at spille klaver da hun var 6 år. Da hun var færdig på Glinka Musikhøjskole i Minsk blev hun inviteret at studere i Malmö musikakademi, hvor hun fik hendes soloist diplom under Prof. Hans Pålsson. Julia studerede også på Sibelius Akademiet i Helsinki hos Prof Juhani Lagerspetz. Hun fortsætter solistuddanelsen hos Prof. Konstantin Bogino i Bergamo og Prof. Norma Fisher i London. Julia er også assistent til Maestro Bogino i Italien.

Siden 2008 har Julia samarbejdet med den internationale solist, trompetist, og dirigent Håkan Hardenberger. Med stor succes har de optrædt rundt i Skandinavien og Europa, inkl. La Biennale i Venedig.

Julia har deltaget i prestigefyldte internationale festivaler som f.eks. Britt Music Festival, Yamaha International Festival, London Master Classes, Citta di Lucca, Båstad Chamber Music Festival, og Connect Festival. Julia optræder regelmæssigt med de store Svenske Orkestrer. Hun har spillet med dirigenter som Marc Soustrot, Matthew Rowe, Mats Rondin, og mange flere.

Julia har vundet mange priser og legater. I 2008 vandt hun en legat som den bedste kvindelige pianist i Øresund regionen. I 2011 blev hun valgt af Fredrika Bremmer Federation som den bedste kvindelige kunstner i Sverige.