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Eugeniy Chevkenov was born 1971 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

He started playing violin at age of 6 and won numerous competitions even before age of 18.

After completed studies at Plovdiv Music School and Sofia National Music Academy, hemoved to Vienna where he graduated from The State Music University Vienna and while still a student, played in the Vienna Philharmonic for several seasons.

In 2000 he received the Honor Citizenship of Austria, by the Austrian Government and the Mayor of Vienna, for his extraordinary achievements as an internationally acclaimed musician.

Eugeniy Chevkenov has performed as soloist and conductor in nearly 40 countries around the world in the most prestigious halls such as Carnegie Hall, Konzerthaus Wien, Musikverein, Munich Philharmonie, Osaka Symphonie Hall, Pesti Vigado Budapest, Conway Hall London, Bellas Artes Mexico City, to name a few.

Between 2000-2014 he was Professor at Gustav Mahler Conservatory Vienna, from 2013 till present he is Professor at Wiener Musikseminar.

Since 2014 Professor at Richard Wagner Conservatory Vienna, since 2021 leading a violin class also at the State Academy of Music, dance and fines arts in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Since 2014 Chairman of the Culture Committee of Vienna Economic Forum, since 2018 Art Director of Plovdiv Chamber Music Festival.

He is a jury-member of many international competitions and keeps regular masterclasses activity worldwide.


“virtuosic bow work... slow Movements flowed as a soprano might! sing her arias - sweetly, with sophistication... Chevkenov produced! an exciting performance!" "

WASHIGTON POST" Dec. 10 2004

“...brilliant musician... sweet tone... a delightful evening...”

“WASHINGTON POST” Febr. 15 2006

“...Eugeniy Chevkenov brilliert...” „

DIE PRESSE“ Wien 17. Juli 2007

„Eugeniy Chevkenov has displayed considerable virtuosity and! musicality on the occasions

I have worked with him. An artist of! outstanding gifts!”

Sir Neville MARRINER

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