Born in Leningrad (St Petersburg), Yulia Rovinskaya graduated from the State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. In 1988 she was a prize-winner at the National Harp Competition in Moscow. Since moving to Israel in 1991 Yulia Rovinskaya has become a central figure on Israel's concert scene. She appears regularly as a soloist and in many chamber music ensembles and has taken part in many festivals in Israel and around the world. Yulia Rovinskaya is Principal Harpist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and teaches at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University. In 2002 she won the Prime Ministerial Prize for the best performance of Israeli music. Since 2016 she has been Music Director of the International Harp Contest in Israel. In recent years, Yulia Rovinskaya has recorded several CD’s, both for solo harp and chamber music.