Kouzov Duo In Concert: Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms

Presented by Living Harmony Concert Series

The Kouzov Duo seated and holding a cello

The Living Harmony Concert Series presents the Kouzov Duo in concert at Christ Episcopal Church, Los Altos. The program features Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 4, J.S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 2, and Brahms's Cello Sonata No. 2. 

Tickets are $35 general admission, $30 seniors, $10 youth. There is also a livestream option available. 

Praised as “a true artist” by Maestro Mstislav Rostropovich, the young cellist Dmitry Kouzov won the First Prize at the International Beethoven Competition and the New York Cello Society “Rising Star” Award, and is a two-time laureate of Russia’s International “Virtuosi of the Year” Festival-Competition. Mr. Kouzov has performed worldwide with orchestras, in recitals, and in chamber music performances. He made his New York orchestral début at Alice Tully Hall in 2005 under the baton of Maestro Raymond Leppard, and has performed as soloist with such orchestras as the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (Russia), and the National Symphony of Ukraine, to name a few. In addition to his performing activities, Mr. Kouzov is currently Associate Professor of Cello at the University of Illinois School of Music.

Known for her passionate and musical interpretations and impressive technical facility, the St. Petersburg-born pianist Yulia Kouzova enjoys a varied international career as soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. Yulia has performed recitals and concerti in the major cities in Russia, and regularly performs in Russia’s most prestigious venues such as St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall and State Capella. In addition to that, she has also performed throughout Europe in Holland, Portugal, France, Germany, Sweden, and the UK. In 2002, Yulia combined her performing schedule with a passion for and commitment to teaching. She was on the faculty of the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory’s Special School for Gifted Children and at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg.



Program Items

Ludwig van Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1
J.S. Bach Suite for Solo Cello No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1008
Johannes Brahms Sonata No. 2 for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 99


Dmitry Kouzov Cello
Yulia Kouzova Piano