Born in Moldova, Vladimir Lungu took first conducting lessons with ukrainian Maestro Mihail Secikin. He continued his studies in Romania, at „Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy of Cluj-Napoca, which he graduated in Orchestral and Choral Conducting and earned his Master’s degree at the same Academy under guidance of well known romanian Maestros: Petru Sbârcea (a disciple of Sergiu Celibidache), Florentin Mihăescu, Gheorghe Victor Dumănescu, Cornel Groza and others. He also attended a few Master Classes, such as International Bach Academy sustained by Christfried Brödel, the ones led by Maestro Octav Calleya and Emily Freeman Brown.
In 2002 Vladimir Lungu joined the Romanian National Opera of Cluj-Napoca and during the next five years he made a lot of debuts.
Between 2007-2015 Vladimir Lungu was conductor of the Mersin State Opera (Turkey) and since 2009 held the position of Music Director. He conducted an impressive list of opera and ballet works, both classical and turkish, including world and local premieres and various concerts.
As a guest conductor Vladimir Lungu collaborated with his homeland National Philharmonic “Serghei Lunchevici” and major Romanian and Turkish Orchestras including Bucharest, Iasi, Constanța, Cluj-Napoca (Hungarian), Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya and Samsun Opera Houses, The National Radio Orchestra of Bucharest, The “Transylvania” Philharmonic Orchestra of Cluj and Philharmonic Orchestras of Iasi, Sibiu, Oradea, Izmir, Adana and Eskișehir. He participated frequently at highly prestigious Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival, Mersin International Music Festival, Istanbul Opera Days, Eskisehir National Opera and Ballet Days, Sibiu Opera Festival, Musical Autumn of Cluj Festival and recorded works of american composer Steven Lebetkin with The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2013 Vladimir Lungu was awarded with the “Conductor of the Year” distinction by Turkey Lions Club.
In 2015 Vladimir Lungu started his didactic activity at Izmir State Conservatoire and continue to collaborate with Izmir State Opera.