Project Description

Julia Rovinsky – Harp

Born in St. Petersburg, Julia Rovinsky graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov Academy of Music. In 1988 she was a prize winner of the National Harp Competition in Moscow. She immigrated to Israel in 1991 and became a leading figure on Israel’s concert scene. She is Principal Harp of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and teaches at the Tel Aviv University’s Buchmann-Mehta School of Music. In 2002 she was awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for best performance of Israeli music. Since 2016 Julia Rovinsky has been Music Director of the International Israel Harp Contest. She has recorded several CDs, both for solo harp and for chamber music.