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Violinist Yevgeny Kutik to perform at The Foundry

February 16, 2022

West Stockbridge, MA –  Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik and collaborative pianist Max Levinson will play a recital of music at The Foundry Sunday, March 6th at 3:00pm.

With a “dark-hued tone and razor-sharp technique” (The New York Times), Yevgeny Kutik has captivated audiences worldwide with an old-world sound that communicates a modern intellect. Praised for his technical precision and virtuosity, he is also lauded for his poetic and imaginative interpretations of standard works as well as rarely heard and newly composed repertoire.

A native of Minsk, Belarus, Kutik began violin studies with his mother, Alla Zernitzkaya, and immigrated to the US with his family at the age of five. An advocate for the Jewish Federations of North America, the organization 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’s discography, all on Marquis Classics includes The Death of Juliet and Other Tales (2021), Meditations on Family (Marquis Classics 2019), Words Fail (2016), Music from the Suitcase (2014), and Sounds of Defiance (2012).

Max Levinson is known as an intelligent and sensitive artist with a fearless technique. His international career was launched when he won first prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition (1997), becoming the first American to achieve this distinction.

Kutik and Levinson will play a a recital of music including Brahms, Prokofiev, Stravinsky and other works. The concert is in part a release event for Kutik’s newly released album of the music of Prokofiev and other Russian folk songs, “The Death of Juliet and Other Tales.”

When: Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM

Tickets: General Admission – $30

Tickets available at

(This event is indoors, all patrons will be required to provide proof of vaccination at-the-door and wear a mask.)