The violinist joins the roster of the performing arts agency for North American and general management


Yevgeny Kutik © Griffin Harrington

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Violinist Yevgeny Kutik has signed with Epstein Fox Performances.

’Yevgeny Kutik has been telling a beautiful story his entire career about the strength and brilliance of the human spirit,’ said Michael Fox, partner and co-founder of Epstein Fox Performances. ’His recordings and performances get straight to the heart of his life and what makes his approach to the rep that we all know and love so compelling.’ 

A native of Minsk, Belarus, Kutik began violin studies with his mother, Alla Zernitskaya, and immigrated to the US with his family at the age of five. An advocate for the Jewish Federations of North America, the organisation that assisted his family in coming to the US, he regularly speaks and performs across the country to promote the assistance of refugees from around the world.

Kutik is also artistic director and co-founder of The Birch Festival –– a festival built around connecting and integrating leading musicians with the Berkshire community, while highlighting the unique and original stories of those who make up the Berkshires.

The 2024-25 season will see Kutik touring a recital programme consisting of Mendelssohn, Bloch and Prokofiev. His concerto repertoire will include Shostakovich and a concerto by Joseph Schwantner that he premiered in 2021 with Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Kutik’s 2014 album, Music from the Suitcase: A Collection of Russian Miniatures (Marquis Classics), features music he found in his family’s suitcase after immigrating to the United States from the Soviet Union in 1990. The album is currently being developed into an immersive stage and performance production.

Epstein Fox Performances (EFP) is a performing arts agency specialising in classical, jazz & roots artists. The classical roster consists artists such as Terence Blanchard, Turtle Island Quartet, Joseph Conyers, Harlem Quartet, Eighth Blackbird and PUBLIQuartet.

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