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Edmon LEVON

Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Edmon Levon is a Spanish conductor and violinist, currently the Principal Conductor of the Ceuta International Symphony Orchestra and Granada Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Levon is one of the few emerging Spanish conductors on the international stage, having worked as a guest conductor with the RTVE Symphony Orchestra, Jenaer Philharmonie, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Manchester Camerata, Córdoba Symphony Orchestra, Extremadura Symphony Orchestra and Granada City Orchestra, an orchestra with which he has also performed as a violin soloist on three occasions.

Winner of the Third Prize in the International Conducting Competition “Llíria City of Music” in 2021, Levon has also been semi-finalist in the International Conductors’ Competition Sir Georg Solti with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and in the Antal Doráti International Conducting Competition with the MÁV Symphony Orchestra in Budapest.

Levon has extensive experience as an assistant conductor, having conducted on several occasions the BBC Philharmonic as assistant to Juanjo Mena and Jac van Steen, the Hague Philharmonic as assistant to Pablo González and Nicholas Collon, the Netherlands Youth Orchestra as assistant to Georg Fritzsch and Antony Hermus, and the Barenboim-Said Foundation Orchestra as assistant to Pablo Heras-Casado.

Having studied Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music, Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Levon has been selected to conduct orchestras such as the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Netherlands Philharmonic, Gstaad Festival Orchestra, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and Moscow Philharmonic in masterclasses with conductors such as David Zinman, Manfred Honeck, Mark Elder, Ivor Bolton and Daniele Gatti, among others.

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