Prof. Eugeniy Chevkenov
Born 1971 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria,
Eugeniy Chevkenov started to study violin at age of 6, at 13 gave his first solo- recital and played as a soloist with an orchestra.
At age 17 won 1st prizes at both National Violin Competition and National Chamber Music Competition. After studies in Sofia continued his education in Vienna, where still a student he played several years in Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna Staatsoper. Winner of numerous intenational awards he has given concerts as soloist and conductor in nearly 40 countries worldwide, in most prestigious halls such as Carnegie Hall New York, Musikeverein and Konzerthaus Vienna, Metropoliten Arts Center Tokio, Osaka Symphony Hall, Pesti Vigado Budapest, Bellas Artes Mexico City…
In 2000 he was awarded Honor Citizenship of Austria for his extraordinary achievements as a musician. In the same year he became Professor at Gustav-Mahler Conservatory Vienna, 2012-2014 deputy director. Since 2013 Professor at „Wiener Musikseminar“, since 2014 at „Richard Wagner Conservatory“ Vienna. Numerous master-classes in Europe, America and Asia, member of International juries at competitions. Since 2014 chairman of the Culture Committee of Vienna Economic Forum. Founder and music director of Ensemble Concertante Vienna.
Born in a family with hundreds of years of music-tradition