Leon Gurvitch is pianist, composer & conductor, who was born in Minsk, Belarus and is based since many years in Germany. He wrote more than 300 compositions & arrangements.
2004 – 2017 assistant professor at the Johannes Brahms Conservatory in Hamburg and masterclasses around the world. Leon released albums „Eldorado“ with his group „Leon Gurvitch Project“, a solo piano CD’s „Remember Me“, “Poetic Whispers” (Centaur Records), wrote film music for the 2001 film „Death Game“ by Oscar-nominated Menahem Golan and theater music for a legendary German theatre director Peter Zadek. He collaborated with Hamburg State Opera, North German Broadcasting Orchestra (NDR), Berlin & Frankfurt Chamber Orchestras, Ernest Bloch Orchestra, Belarussian Chamber Orchestra, Klassik Philharmonie Hamburg, Orquesta Filarmonica Juvenil del Cafe (Colombia). Works by Leon Gurvitch were performed at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, at Brussels’s Palais des Beaux-Arts, at Moscow Tschaikovsky-Conservatory, Festivals in Berlin, Paris, Milan, Amsterdam. In 2006 Gurvitch was awarded international prize „Golden Chanukkia“ in Berlin.
Leon was nominated for Hamburg Music Award in the Category: Musician of the Year. In 2016 he was “Artist in Residence” at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York. In 2017 he gave a sold out concert at the Carnegie Hall in New York. In 2018 Leon wrote film score for the movie “Noah Land” and was awarded Global Music Awards in the category modern classical for his piano album “Poetic Whispers”.
The works by Leon Gurvitch are published by internationally renowned publisher Boosey & Hawkes.
For more information please visit www.leon-gurvitch.com