Yuri POVOLOTSKY was born in Odessa (Ukraine) in February, 14, 1962.
In 1986 graduated from Gnesin Russian Music Academy in Moscow – faculty of composition. Teachers: Professor Heinrich Litinsky and Professor Alexey Muravlev.
From 1991 live in Israel.
A member of the Israel Composers’ League.
The author of symphonic and chamber music, the works in various styles and genres, performed in concerts, performances and is broadcasting over the radio and TV in Israel and many countries all over the world (USA, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Holland, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, New Zealand, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan).
During last years created some pieces connected with Jewish theme and folklore.
Art & Musical Director of Jazz-Klezmer-Band “Apropos.art”
Being a member of various groups became a prize-winner at the International Competition of Ethnic Music in Tel-Aviv/Israel (2000) and the UNESCO prize-winner at the International Festival “Sharq Taronalari” in Samarkand/Uzbekistan (2003). Participated in Jewish Music Festivals in Russia, Israel, Holland & Poland.
“Jerusalem Olive” Prize-Winner (2007) www.yuri-povolotsky.com