Bouchkov played this […] in an involving performance […] the level of energy and intensity went up a notch in the Adagio-Andante movement. There, the music stews in inner thoughts, and it was impressive that Bouchkov found the resources here to stoke the fire. He and Hoffman played Kodàly’s lines with relish […] Their engines burned hotter and hotter through the final movement, and the sheer dedicated force of their playing was affecting and satisfying. the spirit and commitment to joy remained superb.
New York Classical Review, George Grella, Feb. 23, 2020
Mark Bouchkov’s exceptionally powerful performance of the Sibelius Violin Concerto focused on the music’s sweep and majesty
I first heard violinist Marc Bouchkov at the 2013 Montreal International Musical Competition, when he took with First Prize with Tchaikovsky [...] Bouchkov brought the same virtuosity, charisma, and control to his Sibelius with the unmasked Munich Philharmonic,...