MKI Artists is a full-service artist representation agency managing classical musicians. Helmed by John Zion – who took ownership of the firm in 2015 – our experienced team directs the careers of a select group of artists.
MKI Artists seeks to support classical music by energetically and empathetically representing a select roster of the world’s best musicians. We cultivate long-term personal relationships with our artists and performing arts organizations throughout the world to help achieve artistic, professional, and personal success. We want to ensure that MKI Artists thrives as a business so that classical music remains a vital art form, so its practitioners receive the support they need, and so this music will be enjoyed by an always growing audience. Learn more
The unparalleled Dover Quartet made its Asian debut as part of the Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019(formerly the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival). The eclectic programming featured luminaries likeJoyce DiDonato, Martin Beaver, and Avi Avital, and introduced the Dover Quartet to exhilarated new audiences.
MKI Artists was able to see the Ying Quartet perform here in Vermont this past weekend, and was again reminded of the incredible quality of the Quartet’s music-making. Their longevity – nearly thirty years spent together as a group – and incredible ability to communicate has resulted in a sound that’s nothing short of spectacular.
In January, the stunning Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniță toured with the National Symphony Orchestra of Romania conducted by the commanding Cristian Măcelaru on their first-ever trip to the U.S. Performances included Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, Strauss’s Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Andrei’s incredible take on Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, and Ravel’s much-loved Bolero.
Last weekend Simon Trpčeski performed Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the New York Philharmonic, with Jakub Hrůša conducting. Read more to hear why Bachtrack.com said “It’s a pity his visits to New York are so rare.”