of Russia’s most gifted conductors, Leytush
directed orchestras in South America, Europe and the United States to
great acclaim. Critics as have described him as “a
conductor in the Grand Russian Tradition” and his dynamic
interpretations have made him an audience favourite.
Leytush’s artistry is known throughout theformer
Soviet Union, but it was not until 1994 that he gained recognition in
the United States when he, ona week’s notice, made a stunning debut
with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, replacing Yuri Temirkanov.Since
1980 Leytush has worked with a wide variety of
Orchestras including Novosibirsk Academic Opera and Ballet
Theatre (Russia), New World Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony
Orchestra, New York Chamber
Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquestra
Filarmonic De Buenos Aires, Orquestra Nacional Do Porto, Moscow
Philharmonic Orchestra, St.
Petersburg Philharmonic Academic Symphony Orchestra, Kremlin
Orchestra, Plovdiv, Varna and Sofia Philharmonic
Orchestra among others.