Belgian violinist of Russian heritage, Marc Bouchkov has carved an international career performing with leading orchestras and conductors across Europe. As an active recitalist, Bouchkov has appared on many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, and he is a regular guest of the Verbier Festival. His first recording with Harmonia Mundi is of special significance since it includes two world première pieces by Eugène Ysaÿe, and two works composed by himself. The album was awarded a Diapason d’Or and a Diapason Découverte. Marc Bouchkov plays a Carlo and Michelangelo Bergonzi violin from 1742–44 generously loaned by Edwulstrad RMIC Ltd.