"I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music."
- Albert Einstein
I live my life in music and often think of nature in music.
Juliya Belyanevich is a professional violinist and since 2017 has entirely dedicated herself to chamber music.For a few years of living in Holland she met her musicians who eventually became her friends, her colleagues. Shortly after in 2018 she founded INGUZ-Quartet. Today INGUZ-Quartet performs concerts, records their works and participates in chamber music concourses.
In 1996 Juliya graduated from The State Conservatory named after P.Tchaikovsky (today Kiev Music Academy named after P.Tchaikovsky) under professor Bogodar Cotorowich, winning several international competitions in nominations of young virtuoso.
- a representative of Post Soviet Union Block musicians, The Moscow Violin School.
- a follower of the legendary violin school of Abram Yampolsky
Juliya was born in 1972 in Ukraine into the family of musicians and started studying violin when she was 6 y.o.
Today Juliya is a big advocate of chamber music, she performs in different setting of instrument, Duo, Trio, Quartet, Quintet, but string quartet remains her favourite one. Despite there quantity are four string players the traditional string quaret can sound very sumptuous as well as very intimate and captivating.
My passion for warm and breathing sound, less-heard and deeply-touching music is reflected in my repertoire. I can offer classical music of Haydn, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Puccini, Debussy, Elgar – recently one of my favourite composers; further we play Borodin, Glinka , Dvorak, Smetana, Tchaikovsky, which distinguish us from others.
Juliya was raised in a musical household
Being raised in a musical household, initially receiving instruction on the piano from her mother and on solfeggio from her father, Juliya knew that she was destined to play music.
The family regularly organized home concerts with other musicians during her formative years.
As being a child of ambitious father and active public person, thanks to music and top musicians from all over the Post Soviet Union were around her, all that alive musical environment fuelled her enthusiasm for becoming the next generation musician.
The play of Igor Oistrakh left any doubts but to study violin.
Regarding Juliya’s words, she has been mesmerized so much by watched the master-class of Igor Oistrakh when she was 5 y.o., as well as attended his performance that it left her any doubts behind but to study violin.
Her principal teacher once described Juliya as a student with character and drive. But the most amusing and fascinating for her teacher has always been her flexibility and her easiness to adjust to new approaches and a fresh interpretation with a deep musicality above all in her playing.
Unveiling germs of classic music
Juliya brings not only fresh perspective to established standards for violin but also she continuously strives to expand the repertoire, to unveil less-known gems of famous composers .
Juliya’s inspiring character motivated Dutch composer Marc van Delft to compose the piano/violin composition Appassionata, which grown into the trilogy Glorioso, and made opus 167. In 2020 Marc van Delft composed his 1st String Quartet for INGUZ-Quartet, as the effect of heard music of Borodin’s 1st String Quartet performed by INGUZ-Quartet.
The 2017/2021 seasons highlight Juliya’s versatility with performances in The Netherlands and in Ukraine of instrumental and chamber works by classic composers such as: Haydn, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini, Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Glier, Dvorak, Smetana, Zerebski, Saint-Saens, Debussy, Ravel, Delphin Alard, Sibelius, Elgar, Grieg, Gretchaninov, Arensky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich.