Evgeni Levin was born in Moscow. Music was part of his life from early childhood and he inherited the profession of the musician from his mother Frida Bauer, a world known pianist who played in the ensemble with such famous Russian musicians as David Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniil Shafran and others.
He graduated from the Central Music School by the Moscow State Conservatory and continued his studies at the Conservatory under David Oistrakh. After graduating from the Conservatory, he worked for 10 years in the Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theater. While working in the Bolshoi Theatre, he toured as an artist of the Bolshoi Chamber Violin Ensemble in Europe, the USA and Japan and performed in the ensemble with his mother Frida Bauer.
In 1985, he left the Bolshoi Theater to join the State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR under Evgeni Svetlanov where he played until 1998. Then he continued performing as soloist and in the Chamber Orchestras the Luxemburg Soloists and the Moscow Virtuosi, making records and tours abroad. In 2005 was awarded with a title of Honored Artist of Russia.
Since 2011, he has been Professor of Violin and Head of the Chair of the Strings Department in the Maimonid State Academy of Kossygin State Russian University in Moscow. Students have won and been prizewinners in International Violin and Chamber Ensembles Competitions.