Timofey Dolya was born in Moscow in 1993.
He studied in the Central Music School at the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (in the class of Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, Professor Andrey Pisarev), from which he graduated with honors in 2012. The same year he entered the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, where he continued his musical education with Professor Andrey Pisarev.
During his studies, Timofey was a prize-winner of numerous international competitions, among which are: Pianale – 1st prize and five special prizes (Fulda, Germany, 2016), International Competition in the Memory of Vera Lotar-Shevchenko – 2nd prize (Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2016), Igumnov Competition-Festival – 1st prize and two special prizes (Lipetsk, Russia, 2016), Coimbra World Piano Competition – 2nd prize (Coimbra, Portugal (2016), Markische Musiktage – 1st prize (Eggersdorf, Germany, 2014), Rachmaninov Piano Competition – 2nd prize and special prize (Frankfurt, Germany, 2013) and others.
In 2014, Timofey was awarded the grant for summer study in the Aspen Music Festival and School (USA, Colorado). In May 2016, he studied at the Conservatorio Statale di Musica “Gioachino Rossini”, within the framework of exchange study programs fostered by the Italian Embassy in the Russian Federation.
In 2014, he was awarded with the grant of the Rector of the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. Also, he is a holder of the scholarship of the President of the Russian Federation.
Timofey Dolya is an active participant of music festivals.
His performances have taken place in the best concert halls in Moscow. The young pianist has given recitals in Germany, Italy and Spain. He has also performed in numerous musical events in Austria, USA and Japan.
Timofey has performed with such symphony orchestras as the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra (Music Director & Chief Conductor Pavel Kogan; Conductor Alexander Sidnev), the Brandenburg State Orchestra (Conductor Ulrich Kern), the Lipetsk Symphony Orchestra (Conductor Konstantin Barkov) and others.
“A lot of elegance, precise rhythm and sophisticated technique”.
“Musician with an impeccable technique, the finest intonation expressiveness and a bright creative personality”.
Vienna Festival in Ekaterinburg
“Pianist with a strong technique, his own approach to what he plays, sensitive and singing sound, wide repertoire”.
Pavel Nersesiyan, Pianist – Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation
“Amazing colorful sound”.
Nicolaus Frey. Fuldaer Zeitung