In 1963 Spivakov graduated from music school and entered the Moscow Conservatory in the course of Yuri Yankelevich, and in 1970 he graduated from the graduate school under the guidance of the same teacher.
While still a student, Vladimir Spivakov performed at various international competitions. In the 1960-1970-ies Spivakov became a laureate of prestigious international competitions behalf of the long-Thibaud in Paris, they. Paganini in Genoa, Montreal international competition and the Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow.
Professional concert activity Spivakov at home began in 1975, and he soon began to conquer and overseas sites. He made a splash in the famous Lincoln center and Carnegie hall, appeared with the orchestras of Leningrad, Moscow, Paris, new York, London, Chicago.
In the archive of the exhibition, a wealth of repertoire from the classics to contemporary authors, many awards and the geography of trips. He had the opportunity to work with many talented and famous conductors of the twentieth century.
In 1979, Spivakov established the "virtuosos of Moscow", which came exclusively from famous musicians and talented performers.
Spivakov is the founder of the Moscow international festival "Vladimir Spivakov invites...", a member of the jury of many international competitions and festivals, active in charity and support of young talents. In 1994, he founded the international charitable Foundation of Vladimir Spivakov.
Since 2009, Vladimir Spivakov is the Honorary President of the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition.