Alfred Momotenko-Levitsky (1970) was born in a family of professional artists (actress and choir conductor/musician as parents). He started his musical carrier as xylophone player at a young age at Sochi College of Arts. Later he went to study at Moscow State University of Culture and Arts and after it at the Brabants Conservatory (NL) as a conductor and mallets/celesta performer. At the same time he started to write music for his own applications.

After graduating as a musician, he continues his study as composer under the guidance of professor Alexander Hrisanide, professor Willem Jeths and professor Maino Remmers. As well Alfred Momotenko-Levitsky took many seminars from the professors-composers Roderik de Man, Bob Becker and Vinko Globokar. In 2008 he graduated with distinction for Master of Music degree at Fontys Conservatroium and Sonology, sound-design at Royal Conservatory at The Hague (NL).  

Recent activities:

  • – Maestro Valery Gergiev will conduct the commission of Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra during Gergiev Rotterdam Philharmonic Festvail.
    - Commission Der NDR Choir, conducted by maestro Klaas Stok with worldpremiere in Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg.
    – Commission NTR 'ZaterdagMatinee' in collaboration with Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor maestro Edo de Waart.
    – 4 commissions Latvian Radio Choir with premiers in St. John's Church Riga, Dzintari Concert Hall of Jūrmala, the Cathedral of Antwerp and Concertgebouw Amsterdam, condicting maestro Sigvards Kļava.
    - Commission Netherlands Student Chamber Choir / conductor maestro Béni Csillag tour and final at Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
    – Commission NTR 'ZaterdagMatinee' (Radio 4) in collaboration with Dutch Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor), conductor maestro Sigvards Kļava (LV) in Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
    – Opening piece 'Het Orgelpark Amsterdam' and closing piece Monastery Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Mother of God.
    – Festivals: 'November Music' (NL), 'Nederlandse Muziekdagen' (NL), 'Gaudeaumus' (NL), 'Artdanthé' (NL, FR), 'Nuovi Spazi Musicali' (IT), 'Klassiek op het Amstelveld (NL)'.
    – International Broadcast: European Broadcasting Union; 100 g Kultūras Latvian TV, Latvijas Radio 4, Estonian Klassikaraadio.
    – Dutch Broadcast: NPO Radio 4, Radio 6, Radio Concertzender, TV 'VPRO Vrije Geluiden';


    Prizes:

    – 1st VSB Compositie Prijs 2002*;

    – nomination Henriëtte Bosmans Prize 2006*;

    – 2nd prize 150-Years-of-Music-Technology Composition Competition 2009*;

    – EmuFest 2010 Prize (IT);

    – selection WMD 2012 (BE);

    – 1st Prix Annelie de Man Amsterdam 2018, cat. Black Pencil Prize*;

    – selection WMD Tallinn/Tartu 2019 & Estonian Music Days 40th Anniversary (EE);

    – nomination Matthijs Vermeulenprijs Prize 2019*

    * Netherlands prizes