Yovan Markovitch was born in France and studied in the « Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris » with Maurice GENDRON and Michel STRAUSS and also at Yale University (USA) with Aldo PARISOT .
Always fascinated by the string quartet, Yovan Markovitch has been a founder member of the CASTAGNERI Quartet. The Quartet won several prices in International competitions and played 10 years together.
In 2005, he joined the YSAŸE Quartet with whom he made an important international career and performed all over the world for 9 years. From 2014, he’s the cellist of the DANEL Quartet.
Yovan Markovitch is chamber music teacher in the “Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique de Lyon”. He also has been in residence with the Danel Quartet at Manchester University (UK) since 2005.
Yovan Markovitch plays a cello by Petrus Guarnerius (Venezia) from 1739.