Anton Legkii is one of the most successful young Russian conductors.
He has collaborated with orchestras in Austria, Greece, Czech republic, Italy and Russia.
“…About the Russian conductor Anton Legkii I have to say, that he is a very impressive musical person. He has an important feeling for quality in music and a strong will, to bring the musicians of the orchestra to their highest point of their abilities. He also has a great feeling for energy and enthusiasm in music and in the rehearsal work with an orchestra.
His knowledges of repertory, style, music history and many other aspects of making music are enormous and bring him to a point, where it is attractive for musicians to play under his baton” Johannes Wildner
“…I know him as a very serious musician, possessing good manual technique and natural musicality. His deep knowledge of scores he conducts, honesty and sincere emotional imvolving into music attract musician.” Dmitry Liss
Anton Legkii got his musical education at Urals Mussorgsky State Conservatoire (Yekaterinburg) and at Gnesin Academy of Music as a choirmaster and a symphony orchestra conductor. At present he is a post-graduate student of Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (MDW).
2010-2014 – Chief conductor of Urals Mussorgsky State Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra (Yekaterinburg)
Starting from the season of 2012/2013 till the season of 2015/2016 he worked as a conductor at Omsk Musical Theatre. Within the period of working at the theatre there were more than twenty play titles in his repertoire. Anton conducted the premieres of “Omsk Prisoner” (world premiere of A.Semenov’s opera), “Carmen” opera by Georges Bizet and “La belle Hélène” operetta by Jacques Offenbach.
Anton conducted the Student Orchestra of Urals Mussorgsky State Conservatoire, The Omsk Academic Symphony Orchestra and Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Starting from the season of 2015/2016 he performs as a guest conductor at Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre (Yekaterinburg).
In August 2016 he participated in the master class and the international competition of conductors in Teplice (Czech Republic), where he was declared the winner and awarded the prize of the President of the European Academy of Music.