In the orchestra since 2019
Lev Serov graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in 2001, having studied viola (under professor G.I. Odinets) and chamber ensemble playing (under professor T.A. Gaidamovich). Along with his conservatory studies, Lev Serov was preparing for the international string quartet competition at V.A. Berlinsky’s class.
As a member of the “Romantic Quartet”, Lev Serov received his first award and seven special prizes at the Vth Shostakovich International Competition in 1999. He toured around Russia and the world, along with participating in several music festivals: the D. Oistrakh festival in Pärnu (Estonia), the A. Arensky festival, “The young for the young” festival at the Lingotto Center (Turin, Italy), and the “Art of Quartet — Beethoven-Bartók” festival (Moscow, Russia).
Lev Serov has taken part in concerts by the Borodin State Quartet at the Moscow Conservatory hall.
Since January 2008, he has been a member of the Glinka State Quartet. Since August 2019, Lev Serov has been part of the musicAeterna orchestra.