Musician, teacher 13 – 23 August
Ksenia Zhuleva, born in Moscow, started her music education at the age of seven. She graduated with honors from the Academic Music College of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where she was recipient of the prestigious scholarship for the most promising and outstanding young musicians. In 2003, Ksenia entered the Moscow State Conservatory as student of Professor Alexandr Bobrovsky. In the same year she was accepted in the Russian National Orchestra under conductor Mikhail Pletnev, with this orchestra she tours the world and makes CD recordings. Also in 2003 Ksenia was appointed as the violist of Rusquartet. Before graduating with high honors from the Moscow Conservatory in 2008 Ksenia already performed in major concert venues in Moscow, such as the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, as well as in Germany, Italy, France and Canada.