B i o g r a p h y
Jakov Jakoulov is an author of three ballets, ten instrumental concertos, music for over 20 theatrical, TV and cinema productions and numerous symphonic, chamber and choral works.
In recent years Jakoulov’s music has been presented by Verbier Music Festival in Switzerland, Boston Symphony Tanglewood Contemporary Music Festival, “Future Classics” Series with Dallas Symphony Orchestra, New European Strings Orchestra (London, UK), Armenian National Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, International Arts Festivals in Edinburgh (Scotland), Avignon ( France), and Cortona (Italy), “Kammerspille” (Munich, Germany), “Lilla” (Helsinki, Finland), Bachanalia Festival Orchestra (New York), Fort Worth Symphony, Juilliard Orchestra, among others.
In 1999 his CD “Black Snow” recorded by M. Zaretsky and X. Bjerken was chosen in a “Top Five Classical Recordings List of the Year” by “Fanfare” Magazine.
Jakoulov’s one of the latest premiere was "The Gifts of the Magi" conducted by Dmitry Sitkovetsky after O’Henry’s story and narrated by Peter Coyote with the Greensboro Symphony
Recipient of ten Annual Awards of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Doctor of Music of Boston University, Elected Member of American National Honor Music Society, Jakov Jakoulov has international reputation with commissions and performances of his works in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America as well as the United States.