Alexey Lyudevig (St. Petersburg, Russia)
St. Petersburg Conservatory and Music College of St. Petersburg
ALEXEY LUDEVIG was born in Leningrad. He played the viola from his father – viola player Alexei Lyudewig Sr., from Yuri Bashmet and Dmitry Shebalin. He also studied conducting with Maris Jansons.
Aleksey Lyudevig gave concerts in many countries around the world. As a soloist, he performed with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Camerata Orchestra, the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Radio Orchestra and many other groups. Played with such famous musicians as Arnold Katz, Saulius Sondeckis, Michaela Martin, Liana Isakadze, Arto Noras, Marty Rousi, Alexander Rudin, Pascal Moragez, Sergey Stadler …
Took part in many music festivals in Russia, Germany, France, Switzerland, America etc.
Together with Konstantin Orbelyan, Aleksey Lyudevig was the head and founder of the festival “Palaces of St. Petersburg”, also was the artistic director of the festival “New Silver Age.”
He worked as an accompanist for the altos of the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne, Lyon Pera (at the invitation of Kent Nagano), Chamber Orchestra of Toulouse and in the «Academy St.Martin in the Fields” in Londone.
V violist’s repertoire – works created over the past three centuries. Alexey Lyudewig is honored by the high-profile premiere performances of works by many Russian composers – Ouspensky, Slonimsky, Sapozhnikov and others, as well as the works of contemporary American and French authors, many of which were written specifically for him. Petersburg ”.
Upon his return to Russia, he teaches at the St. Petersburg Conservatory and the Music College of St. Petersburg, continuing to perform as a soloist and chamber music lnitel.
Played on viola, created by Antonio Mariani in 1661.