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  • Lev Loiko

    Lev Loiko
    Raphael Wolf

    Bio

    Year of birth:
    1991

    Place of birth:
    Ivanovo, Russia

    Studies:

    • Viola Diploma – Moscow – Tchaikovsky Conservatory – (2010-2015)
    • Viola BA – Berlin – Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ – Tabea Zimmermann – (2014-2019)
    • Viola – Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker – Naoko Shimizu/ Amihai Grosz – (2017-2019)
    • Viola MA – Berlin – Universität der Künste – Wilfried Strehle (2020-2023)

    Current job:
    Deputy Principal Viola Oper Frankfurt

    Contact:

    Biography:

    Lev Loiko was born on October 8, 1991 into a family of Russian chemists. He received his first violin lesson at the age of 5 from Naelya Chistyakova in Ivanovo. In 2010 Lev won the national scholarship for art and culture in Moscow.

    After completing his studies at the Mussorgsky College of Music in Saint- Petersburg and the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Lev continued his musical education in Germany with Julia Gartemann at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler and joined the class of Tabea Zimmermann in 2016. He completed his Bachelor of Music with Tabea Zimmermann in 2019, additionally to his diploma of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory which he achieved in 2015. From 2017 to 2019 Lev has been a scholarship holder of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker which shaped his devotion to become an orchestra musician. For his Master Degree Lev then studied with Wilfried Strehle at Universität der Künste Berlin from 2020 and gained profound orchestra music experience working as a guest player with the Berliner Philharmoniker around the world.

    In September 2022 he joined the viola section of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and since September 2023 Lev is playing the position of deputy principal violist at Oper Frankfurt.

    Lev attended master classes given by, among others, Yuri Bashmet and Tatjana Masurenko. He has been awarded a number of prizes at international competitions and has been invited to festivals such as Prague Spring, Easter Festival in Baden-Baden, Heidelberger Frühling, Art-November, Zermatt Music Festival, classic.Esterhazy and others pursuing his passion for chamber music.

    His freetime Lev dedicates to his interests in art, history and literature as well as sports and cooking and to teaching the viola. In 2020 and 2021, Lev was invited to give master classes at the Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow and since 2023, Lev is coaching the viola section of the Neue Philharmonie München.

    Studierende

    Jelena Antić

    Maj Bommas

    Bella Chich

    Ukyo Fujiwara

    Franziska Hügel

    Brian Isaacs

    Arcan Isenkul

    Sophie Kiening

    Gordon Lau

    Sào Soulez Larivière

    Haesue Lee

    Natalie Loughran

    Eric Seohyun Moon

    Nicholas Swensen

    Ayaka Taniguchi

    Caspar Vinzens

    Luisa Ye

    Alumni

    Micha Afkham

    Guy Ben-Ziony

    Agathe Blondel

    Barbara Buntrock

    Öykü Canpolat

    Marie Chilemme

    Hélène Clément

    Toby Cook

    Lotus de Vries

    Valentin Eichler

    Miguel Erlich

    Karolina Errera Pavon

    Stefanie Farrands

    Sara Ferrandez Castro

    Alexander Gordon

    Olga Hansen

    Stine Hasbirk

    Gabriele Heinecke

    Miriam Helms Alien

    Kyuri Kim

    Sejune Kim

    Georgy Kovalev

    Anna Krimm

    Hande Küden

    Josip Kvetek

    Adrien la Marca

    S. Seungwon Lee

    Marion Leleu

    Anna Lewis

    Matthew Lipman

    Mark Liu

    Lev Loiko

    Ana Mba-Flores

    Ada Myriel Meinich

    Giovanni Menna

    Johannes Moehrle

    Sindy Mohamed

    Nilay Özdemir

    Kyoungmin Park

    Yael Patish

    Tahlia Petrosian

    Anna Puig Torne

    Madeleine Przybyl

    Muriel Razavi

    Alejandro Regueira

    Pauline Sachse

    Teresa Schwamm

    Jungahn Shin

    Clara-Hélène Stangorra

    Arnold Stieve

    Maya Tal

    Antoine Tamestit

    German Tcakulov

    Kei Tojo

    Ulla Tremuth

    Albin Uusijärvi

    Simone von Rahden

    Emma Wernig

    Judith Wijzenbeek

    Zhechao Xie

    Peijun Xu

    Armando Yagüe

    Ula U. Zebriunaite

    Sarina Zickgraf

    Ylvali Zilliacus

    Silas Zschocke