“Some of the most
sheerly beautiful playing
I have ever heard”

Soundboard Magazine, USA

“Some of the most sheerly beautiful playing I have ever heard”
Soundboard Magazine
New album!

“My fifth and most personal album: dedicated to my beautiful daughter Mariëlle and including a lullaby written for her by her loving dad. Released on November 20th, 2020: World Children’s Day. It is the 4th album that I recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer Norbert Kraft.

I combined transcriptions of well-known pieces by Chopin, Debussy, Satie, Schubert and Albéniz with original guitar favorites by Barrios and Tárrega. And I recorded some gorgeous music for guitar and cello, with my childhood friend, cellist Feliks Volozhanin: Albinoni’s Adagio, Schubert’s Ave Maria and the world premiere of Three Night Ballades, dedicated to Feliks and me by award-winning composer Konstantin Vassiliev.

Enjoy the album! Share with someone near to your heart.
Keep in touch!”

Irina Kulikova

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New album!

“My fifth and most personal album: dedicated to my beautiful daughter Mariëlle and including a lullaby written for her by her loving dad. Released on November 20th, 2020: World Children’s Day. It is the 4th album that I recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer Norbert Kraft.

I combined transcriptions of well-known pieces by Chopin, Debussy, Satie, Schubert and Albéniz with original guitar favorites by Barrios and Tárrega. And I recorded some gorgeous music for guitar and cello, with my childhood friend, cellist Feliks Volozhanin: Albinoni’s Adagio, Schubert’s Ave Maria and the world premiere of Three Night Ballades, dedicated to Feliks and me by award-winning composer Konstantin Vassiliev.

Enjoy the album! Share with someone near to your heart.
Keep in touch!”

Irina Kulikova

Irina Kulikova It's about the touch Album Cover

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Album Videos

Chopin – Valse No. 7

Satie – Gnossienne No. 1

Albinoni – Adagio

Tárrega – María

Abum Sheet Music
Chopin Valse No. 7 score cover

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Fellendans, Vassiliev - Mariëlle - score

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Franz Schubert - Ave Maria score cover

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Tomaso Albinoni - Adagio score cover

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Other albums
Irina Kulikova Reminiscences of Russia

Reminiscences of Russia

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Irina Kulikova Naxos Laureate Series 2011

Naxos Laureate Series

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Irina Kulikova Naxos Laureate Series 2009

Naxos Laureate Series

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Guitar Recital

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“Wherever she performs, she plays her way
into the hearts of her audience”

Luz Leskowitz
violinist, director Salzburger Schlosskonzerte

“Wherever she performs, she plays her way into the hearts of her audience”
Luz Leskowitz, director Salzburger Schlosskonzerte

Widely acclaimed for the rare beauty of her sound and her enchanting presence on stage, Irina Kulikova has established herself as one of today’s leading guitarists. She tours far afield, with appearances at major festivals in Europe, North America and Asia and in concert halls such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, the Palau de la Musica in Valencia, the Musashino Hall in Tokyo and the Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai.

Irina Kulikova received over 30 awards for her artistry, including 1st prizes at the highly prestigious competitions of Michele Pittaluga in Italy, Guitarra Alhambra in Spain, Forum Gitarre Wien in Austria and Iserlohn in Germany. She resides in The Hague (The Netherlands), Los Angeles (USA) and Salzburg (Austria).

An ambassador of pure and heartfelt performing, Irina Kulikova inspires guitar students all over the world in real life and online master classes. Her personal motto, in life and music: It’s about the touch.

Full Biography

Widely acclaimed for the rare beauty of her sound and her enchanting presence on stage, Irina Kulikova has established herself as one of today’s leading guitarists. She tours far afield, with appearances at major festivals in Europe, North America and Asia and in concert halls such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, the Palau de la Musica in Valencia, the Musashino Hall in Tokyo and the Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai.

Irina Kulikova received over 30 awards for her artistry, including 1st prizes at the highly prestigious competitions of Michele Pittaluga in Italy, Guitarra Alhambra in Spain, Forum Gitarre Wien in Austria and Iserlohn in Germany. She resides in The Hague (The Netherlands), Los Angeles (USA) and Salzburg (Austria).

An ambassador of pure and heartfelt performing, Irina Kulikova inspires guitar students all over the world in real life and online master classes. Her personal motto, in life and music: It’s about the touch.

Full Biography

Your finest touch, an enchanting start
Today’s love in tomorrow’s hearts

It’s about the touch

Your finest touch, an enchanting start
Today’s love in tomorrow’s hearts
It’s about the touch

“A deeply romantic and truly captivating player”

Norbert Kraft
Grammy Award-Winning Producer


“A deeply romantic and truly captivating player”
Norbert Kraft, Grammy Award-Winning Producer