BIOGRAPHY

"Born to a family related to the world of Opera, from a very early age Lev was introduced to this field of art... "



Born to a family bound to the world of Opera (father Claudio has been artistic director of many Italian theatres, while his grandfather was a well known bass), from a very early age Lev had the opportunity of a relevant experience in this field of art. Lev’s artistic formation starts with the study of the piano, interrupted when he moved to Johannesburg, South Africa, to finish his high school studies and to improve his knowledge of the English language.

 

After graduating at the Greenside High school of Johannesburg, Lev enrols for a bachelor degree in Psychology at the University of Rome, Italy, “La Sapienza”.

 

During the university studies he collaborates as assistant director with Maurizio Scaparro in the production of Così fan tutte by W. A. Mozart at the Politeama Greco Theatre, the historical theatre of Lecce. This first important experience is followed by numerous other commitments in the theatre that led him to dedicate himself totally to his artistic activities, debuting as director of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro for the Ventidio Basso Opera House in Ascoli Piceno, Italy and in tour in Seoul and Daegu, South Korea.

 

He collaborated, among many others, with the conductors Fabrizio M. Carminati, Nicola Luisotti, Paolo Olmi, Donato Renzetti, Marcello Rota, Giuseppe Sabbatini, Stefano Vignati, singers like Paolo Bordogna, Silvano Carroli, Paolo Coni, Irina Gordei, Nicola Martinucci, Maurizio Muraro, Katia Ricciarelli, in the following countries: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, South Korea, Macedonian Republic, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand.

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