Katya was raised in St Petersburg and London. Now based in Berlin, her musical and cultural background has always been diverse. After training as a classical pianist at the prestigious Guildhall School and then the Royal College of Music, she switched to Jazz and found her musical voice both as a composer and improviser.
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Sourikova has an impressive range of technique, and both a
lyric and a dramatic sense of structure, taking the listener on
a journey from lyrical impressionism and strange beauty
through rough tossed energy and noise and then back again.
Phillip McNally - Cadence Magazine
Sourikova is a pianist who deserves wider attention
and who is clearly worth following. A great promise..
Stef Gijssels, Free Jazz, Netherlands
An original thinker as a composer and pianist, constantly
experimenting to maintain the audience's interest.
Jazz Dünyasi, Baku International Jazz Festival