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Alexander Levine

born: 1955
country: Russia

Born in Moscow in 1955, Alexander Levine studied piano and clarinet from the age of six at the Gnessin Music School and at the Gnessin Music Academy from 1976-80. During his college years he also held the position of Principal Guitar in the Orchestra of Russian National Radio and Television.

In the years that followed he established himself as a composer working in collaboration with a variety of highly acclaimed performers in Russia. His compositions won prestigious awards from the Russian National Radio and Television in 1989, 1990 and 1991.

In 1993 he was awarded the Wingate Foundation Scholarship to study in the Postgraduate Composition course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Gary Carpenter and Simon Bainbridge. In the years that followed, Levine collaborated with GSMD Theatre as a composer, arranger and music director on various productions, including War and Peace, The Beggar’s Opera and Love’s Labour’s Lost. His other choral works include: The Drifters Trail (2001) – Orlando Consort; Kolokola (2004) – The BBC Singers; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (2006) – Mariinsky Opera Choir.


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