Critically acclaimed composer Eugene Levitas belongs to a new generation of young composers.
Critically acclaimed composer Eugene Levitas belongs to a new generation of young composers. He is fluent in the diverse languages of classical, contemporary, jazz, electronic and even pop - rock music. Eugene's compositions and arrangements can be heard in concert halls, CD recordings, theaters and on television.
Levitas' concert music has been performed by many leading orchestras and artists including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Rishon LeZion Orchestra, Valencia City Orchestra, Chen Zimbalista, Roberto Paternostro, Yuri Bashmet and Moscow Soloists, Alex and Daniel Gurfinkel, Sharon Rostorf-Zamir and many others. Jerusalem Post wrote about some of his concert: "... Levitas' Concerto was a celebration of sounds rarely heard in concert halls..."
As a film composer, Levitas scored acclaimed documentaries such as:"Human Weapon" by Ilan Ziv for ARTE channel, "Rescue Helicopters" (Gold Award in the Houston International Film Festival) directed by Elan Frank for National Geographic,
"Star Trek - The Next Generation" trailer for Star World TV.
Producer and Arranger Eugene Levitas has been involved in many multi platinum and gold records by leading Israeli artists such as Rita, Shlomo Artzi and Rami Kleinstein.
With his brother Dmitry Levitas, (first trumpet of Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra), he formed Levitas Brothers and have recorded two albums "Ocean" and "Whispered Thoughts" were he experiment with different sounds and styles of music.
A graduate of the Music Academy of the Tel Aviv University he is in the beginning of his musical career. Ruth Gutman Ben-Zvi (regular contributor to the "HaTzofe") wrote: "... Levitas not only have a charm ..., but knowledge and rhythmical / melodic gift to compose modern, daring and beautiful music."