Lev Zhuravsky was born in 2000 in St Petersburg. Graduate of the Middle Special School of Music of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory (class of Grigory Maliyov). He is currently a student at the St Petersburg Conservatory. Has taken part in master-classes conducted by Yevgeny Petrov, Heiner Schindler, Rosemary Brumbelow, Hedwig Schwimberg, Giora Feidman, Olli Leppäniemi and Ralph Manno.
Winner at the St Petersburg Open Competition for Young Wind and Percussion Instrument Performers (2015), the Fanfares of St Petersburg international open competition for performers of wind and brass instruments (2016), the International Gnessin Festival and Competition of Young Performers of Wind and Percussion Instruments in Moscow (2018) and the Happy Birthday, Maestro! clarinettists’ international festival and competition in Moscow (2019). Prize-winner at the Weber – Clarinet international clarinettists’ competition in Petrozavodsk (2nd prize, 2016). A special prize winner at the Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno (2019).
Has appeared at the St Petersburg State Capella, the Mariinsky Theatre and the St Petersburg Philharmonic. In September 2018 he took part in a tour with the All-Russian Youth Orchestra under Yuri Bashmet to countries in Asia.
Since 2017 he has featured in programmes of the St Petersburg House of Music.
Information for October 2019