Graduated from the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in 1991 and completed his postgraduate studies in 1993. He has studied with Hartmut Hoell in Salzburg and Weimar.
As a soloist, ensemblist, conductor, member of a piano duo and piano accompanist, Yuri Serov has toured many cities of more than 25 countries. He has recorded over 55 CD’s for a number of labels of Russia, Belgium, Japan and the USA as well as several large programs for TV and Radio in Russia, Denmark, Brazil, Norway and Belgium.
Yuri Serov is the author of many articles and essays on music. At present, he teaches chamber music at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He is Artistic Director of the International chamber music Festival Northern Flowers in St. Petersburg, founder and editor of the CD series St. Petersburg Musical Archive.