The violinist joins the roster immediately for general management


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Keynote Artist Management has announced that Belgian violinist Marc Bouchkov has joined its roster, which also comprises string players Timothy Chooi and Philippe Quint.

Of Russian-Ukrainian heritage, Bouchkov has carved an international career performing with leading orchestras and conductors across Europe. His orchestral appearances include performances with the HR-Sinfonieorchester and Christoph Eschenbach, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Mariss Jansons, the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and Philippe Jordan.

As a recitalist, Bouchkov has performed in concert halls around the world including Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Dresden Frauenkirche, Concert Hall of St. Petersburg, Tonhalle Zürich, Munich’s Prinzregententheater, Paris’ Theatre de la Ville, Maison de Radio France, and the Konzerthaus in Berlin. He is a regular guest of the Verbier Festival in Switzerland.

Bouchkov has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, his first recording for which included two premieres by Eugéne Ysaÿe, as well as two of his original compositions.

Born into a family of violinists, Bouchkov received his first lessons at the age of five from his grandfather, going on to study with Claire Bernard and Boris Garlitsky. Bouchkov continued his studies with Mihaela Martin as a young soloist in a postgraduate course at the Kronberg Academy and has studied with Eduard Wulfson since 2018. His competition successes include first prize at the Montreal International Violin Competition and silver medal at the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. He is a recipient of the London Music Masters Award and Kulturstiftung Dortmund music prize.

Bouchkov currently serves as professor on the faculty of the Conservatoire Royale de Liège and the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein. From 2017 to 2019 he taught as an artistic assistant at the Kronberg Academy.

Bouchkov plays a Carlo and Michelangelo Bergonzi violin from 1742-44 as a private loan on behalf of Edwulstrad RMIC Ltd.

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