Flutist, Aliya Vodovozova is quickly making a name for herself as soloist, recording artist, chamber musician and as a member of some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras. She has been awarded top prizes in both solo and chamber music competitions including the 2nd prize at the Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition in Copenhagen and 1st prize, ‘Ton & Erklärung’ competition in Germany with the Pacific Quintet.
Aliya has performed internationally in many of the top music festivals including Pacific Music Festival (Japan), International Zermatt Music Festival and Academy (Switzerland) the Santander Encuentro (Spain) and Music academy of Villecroze (France) in addition to performing in many of the great concert halls including Berlin Philharmonie, Suntory Hall (Tokyo), Great Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, St.Petersburg Philharmonie, Hong Kong University Hall and the Grand Théâtre de Provence among others.
Born in Ukraine she started her first musical steps in Ankara (Turkey) with her mother on piano and flute. At an early age, she was invited by respected Russian state musician, flutist and professor at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory Yuri Doljikov, to study in Moscow after hearing her play. She then began her education at Moscow Gnessin School and thereafter entered the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in 2010, where she graduated with the honors diploma, studying under Professor Alexander Golishev.
In 2015, Aliya began her studies for the Masters degree at the Hohschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ Berlin, in the class of Benoit Fromanger. In the 2017/2018 season, she was playing as member of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. Equally in demand as orchestral flutist she has played in select concerts as soloist with orchestras including the Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra and Bilkent Symphony Orchestra.
In October 2020, Aliya took part in the festival organized to support young musicians and composers alongside esteemed violinist Renaud Capucon - “Noueux horizons” in Aix-enProvence, France. She participated in a CD recording of the ‘Children’s Album’ by P.I. Tchaikovsky with the Hermitage Chamber Orchestra and recorded J.S. Bach’s Suite no. 2 for flute with the Russian National Orchestra. In 2020, she took part in the CD recording (Deutsche Grammophone) with world-renowned violinist Daniel Hope after participation on his Arte TV series “Hope@Home”.