N. Yakovleva, Lolitta Angert
Born in Engels, a town in the Saratov region in 1992, Vladimir Levitsky of began his piano studies in 1997 under the dual instruction of N.N. Yakovleva of Engels Music School and Professor L.I. Angert of Saratov State Conservatoire. After 2003, Vladimir continued his piano performance studies under the sole direction of L.I. Angert in Engels Music Aesthetic Lyceum. Vladimir’s numerous musical merits received include third prize at the 4th all-Russia Open Competition of Young Performers held in Ryazan in 2000, first prize at the 5th all-Russia Open Competition named after “V.I. Safonov” for Youth Pianists, held in 2003 in Pyatigorsk. In 2005, Vladimir participated in the 2nd International Competition of the Central Music School in Moscow, where he received the first prize, Mikhail Pletniev awards, the Tchaikovsky scholarship fund, as well as the honors of a solo performance in the Central Music School, a professional recording, and an immediate admissions opportunity at the Central Music School. Levitsky went on to win the sixth prize at the 4th International Competition of young pianists named after “Seiler,” held in 2005 in Kitsingen, Germany; a diploma of the first degree of the 2006 5th International Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in Beijing; and first prize from the third Governor’s International Competition named after Valeri Gavrilin in 2007, held in Vologda. Vladimir has also collaborated with the Chamber Orchestra of L. Sobinov Saratov State Conservatoire, and with the Academic Philharmonic Orchestra of Saratov.