THE PHILHARMONIC
Lilya Bekirova
Lilya Bekirova
  • Violin I

Lilya Bekirova was born in 1982 in Bekabad, Uzbekistan. Her musical education started at the age of seven at the Uspensky Music School for Extraordinary Musical Talents in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, under professors Gulnara Suleymanova and Nathan Mendelssohn. At the age of eleven she was already playing concert tours with the National Symphonic and Chamber Orchestra of Uzbekistan.

Lilya continued her studies at the College of Music and Theatre in Hanover. She has won prizes at three international violin competitions: Michelangello Abbado and Valsessia Musica in Italy and Lotos Gdansk Classic in Poland. Since 2008 Lilya has been a first violinist in the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.