He graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory specializing in composition. In 2010-2011, he directed the Tsydynzhapov Buryat Opera and Ballet Theatre, becoming at the age of 25 the youngest artistic director in Russia. In 2012-2014, he was a guest conductor of the Orchestre symphonique et lyrique de Nancy (Lorraine, France). In 2013-2014, he was the artistic director and the chief conductor of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vladivostok. In 2014-2015, he was a guest conductor of the Beijing Symphony Orchestra (China). In 2015-2016, he was a guest conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre where he conducted Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa and Iolanta and Rimsky-Korsakov’s May Night and The Tale of Tsar Saltan.
Currently, Anton Lubchenko is the artistic director and conductor of the Sochi Symphony Orchestra (since 2017),the artistic director of the Chamber Choir of the Sochi Philharmonic Symphony (since 2018) and a jury member of the Соmpetizione dell’Opera International Competition (since 2011).
He works with Staatskapelle Dresden, Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Brucknerhaus Linz (Austria),the National Ballet of Canada (Toronto),Theater Regensburg (Germany),the Tchaikovsky Grand Symphony Orchestra, the New Russia Orchestra, the “Russian Philharmonic” Moscow Orchestra, the Orfeus Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra to name a few.
In addition to conducting, Anton Lubchenko is well-known as a composer. His works include symphonies, operas, ballets, cantatas, concerts, film music and other compositions. Many of them are successfully performed by Russian and foreign conductors such as Vladimir Fedoseyev, Kristjan Järvi, Dmitri Jurowski, Alexander Titov, Massimo Zanetti, Fabio Mastrangelo to name a few.