Cyrus Beroukhim, Concertmaster
Cyrus Beroukhim was appointed as concertmaster of the American Symphony Orchestra in 2019 and has appeared as guest concertmaster with the American Ballet Theatre, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and Gotham Chamber Opera. He is currently the associate principal violist of the New York City Ballet Orchestra, where he has also served as both the principal second violinist and principal violist. He has been featured as soloist with the company in the productions of Stravinsky Violin Concerto and Concerto Barocco. International performances include Bach and Vivaldi Concerti with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, which were heralded as “flawless and sensitive” by the Zeitung im Espace Mittelland (Switzerland) and a live recording of Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso that earned him the distinction of “crème de la crème” on National Public Radio’s Performance Today. As a founding member of the Zukofsky Quartet, he presented the Milton Babbitt Quartet Cycle numerous times around the country. Beroukhim joined the faculty of NYU as Music Associate Professor of String Studies in 2013 and
also teaches at Columbia University.