Yegor Shevtsov is a pianist and teacher based in New York City. His recent engagements have included performances of concertos by Beethoven, Mozart, Britten, and Ligeti. His solo recital programs include music spanning several centuries, from Rameau to the many composers of Yegor’s generation.
Yegor Shevtsov’s performances have been praised by the New York Times, Miami Herald and Village Voice, among others. He plays regularly with the Mark Morris Dance Group and has toured with them across the United States, France, and Israel. In the 2011–2012 season, he is performing as a concerto soloist in Japan and Spain and giving solo and chamber concerts in the United States, Finland, and Canada. He will also be touring the U.S. with the award-winning baritone Mischa Bouvier.
Yegor Shevtsov has had the opportunity to be coached by some of the finest musicians, such as Daniel Barenboim (at Carnegie Hall’s Beethoven Sonata Workshop in 2003), Emmanuel Ax, Claude Franck, Garrick Ohlsson, James Levine, Nina Svetlanova, Ursula Oppens, Martin Katz, Jeffrey Swann, Andre-Michel Schub, Craig Rutenberg, Dawn Upshaw, Kristine Brewer, and Yo-Yo Ma.
Yegor Shevtsov is a dedicated educator. He maintains a studio at the Precollege Division of the Manhattan School of Music, where he has been a member of the faculty since 2003, and gives master classes across the country. Yegor obtained his doctoral degree in 2010 and has since presented his research on unpublished Ravel orchestrations at several academic conferences.
Yegor Shevtsov was born in Lviv, Ukraine, where he began to play piano at an early age. Before coming to the United States, Yegor was a George Soros scholar in economics and a champion ballroom dancer.
Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2003.