Artem Lonhinov was born in Dnipro, Ukraine. At the age of 4 he started to play the violin. After graduating at the Music College in Dnipro with distinction as a violinist, composer and conductor in 2014 he moved to Germany to continue his musical education at the University of Music and performing Arts in Munich.
In February 2022, Artem completed his violin studies first with Prof. Olga Bloch-Voitova and then with Prof. Ingolf Turban. His master’s degree in orchestral conducting in the class of Prof. Marcus Bosch and Prof. Georg Fritzsch followed in June 2022. As a violinist Artem has also a special focus on orchestral playing – he has been a member of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and has performed as a concertmaster there and in the Orchestra of University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. As a second concertmaster Artem is playing regularly with Capella Aquileia in Heidenheim.
Artem is currently working as a freelance conductor and violinist. From the 2023/24 season he will be Erster Kapellmeister and assistant to the chief conductor at the Stadttheater Bern, Switzerland.
Artem Lonhinov conducted such orchestras as National Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio, Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe, Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Dortmund Philharmonic Orcherstra, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Munich Symphony Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Georgian Chamber Orchestra Ingolstadt, Bad Reichenhall Philharmonic Orchestra, Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock, Youth Orchestra of Germany and Orchestra of University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. He visited masterclasses for violin with Prof. Sergey Ostrovsky, Prof. Boris Kuschnir and Prof. Ingolf Turban, for conducting with Rupert Huber, Rüdiger Lotter, Prof. Nicolas Pasquet, Prof. Alexander Liebreich and Prof. Jorma Panula.
In July 2022 Artem was an active participant in the prestigious Järvi Conducting Academy in Estonia, where he was selected and invited from hundreds of applicants.
As an assistant conductor he worked at the State theater in Nuremberg and at the Opera Festival in Heidenheim. In July 2019 in Heidenheim Artem made his debut as an opera conductor, conducting a perfomance of Tchaikovsky’s “Pique Dame”. His second opera followed in July 2021 at the Junge Oper Weikersheim with two performances of Bizet’s Carmen. In autumn 2021, Artem assisted at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, where he also conducted two performances of Mozart’s “La finta giardiniera”. In May 2022, Artem directed an opera production of “Hansel and Gretel” with six performances at the Brandenburg Theater.
In Munich, Artem conducts the chamber orchestra “Ukraina Munich”, which focuses on the works of Ukrainian composers.
In April 2019 Artem Lonhinov was selected for the Conductor’s Forum of German Music Council. In 2021 he switched to the second level of funding and was included in the list of artists “Maestros of Tomorrow”.
Artem has received scholarships from the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation, the Orlandus Lassus Foundation, the Hildebrandt Foundation and the Germany Scholarship.