Pianist and composer Dmitri Levkovich has been described by the press as “… one of the truly elect, an artist with technique, a ravishing touch, sensitivity, perspective and intelligence. Seldom do these qualities come together so compellingly.”
Dmitri Levkovich achieved international acclaim after winning and receiving over $100, 000 at four international piano competitions in the space of six weeks. Dmitri Levkovich first participated at international piano competitions in 2005. Since then, he has been awarded the first prizes at thirteen competitions including those in China, the Gina Bachauer International Artists’ Competition, the Cleveland Competition, the Vendome Prize, the Josй Iturbi Competition, the Hilton Head and the New Orleans International Piano Competitions.
Dmitri Levkovich drew attention by winning special awards such as the Audience Prize (the Cleveland and Viardo International Piano Competitions), the Chopin Prize (the China and Cleveland International Piano Competitions) and the Spanish Music Prize (the Iturbi International Piano Competition). In November 2010, Dmitri Levkovich was awarded first prize at the prestigious China International Piano Competition.
Dmitri Levkovich has featured as a soloist with many orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, the China National Orchestra, the Gulbenkian Orchestra, the Louisiana Philharmonic, the Utah Symphony and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. He has appeared in concert in Austria, Australia, Canada, Chile, China (concert tour including the National Centre for the Performing Arts), France, Japan, Israel, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Great Britain, Ukraine and the USA (including his debut recital at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall).
The renowned Sergei Babayan was Dmitri Levkovich’s piano teacher for eleven years. Also distinguished as a composer, Dmitri Levkovich received a Degree in Composition from the Curtis Institute of Music, and his compositions have been performed by orchestras in the USA and in Europe.