Anastasiia Kurilko

Coach pianist (afdeling Klassieke Muziek)

Anastasiia Kurilko is a pianist of Russian origin based in The Hague.
Born in 1993, Anastasiia's affinity for music was evident from a very young age. At the age of 6, she embarked on her musical journey and a year later began participating in various concerts and competitions.
Her pursuit of musical excellence led her to the College of Art in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, where she honed her instrumental performance skills in the class of L. Ovodova. In 2012 Anastasiia successfully graduated with a highest distinction. The same year Anastasiia was accepted to the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague and successfully completed her bachelor (2016) and master (2018) studies under the guidance of Professor Naum Grubert.

Anastasiia competed in numerous contests of varying levels, consistently positioning her as a prizewinner across different categories (solo,duo, ensemble).

In 2010, her interpretation of Chopin's works earned her not only a prize but also the esteemed award for the best performance at the International Chopin Competition in Russia. This achievement was swiftly followed by an invitation to perform a solo concert in Warsaw, Poland. The same year, she secured the first prize at the International Classical Music Competition in Krasnoyarsk.

Anastasiia frequently plays with distinguished musicians and ensembles. From the Concertgebouw with Anastasia Feruleva to the stages across the Netherlands with the New European Ensemble, Eden Piano Trio, collaborative performances with Maria and Anuschka Pedano and other renowned musicians.
Her performance activities extend beyond live concerts and studio recordings. Currently, she is channeling her passion and expertise into piano teaching, imparting her knowledge and nurturing the musical aspirations of young pianists.

Since 2017, Anastasiia Kurilko has held the position of a coach pianist at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague.

Photographer: Maria Nikolić