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Kremerata Baltica

Gidon Kremer - artistic director and founder

"exquisitely shaded, gorgeous ensemble work...technically superb"
- Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

"The freshness of their performances and refusal to settle for routine programming continue to set them apart."
John van Rhein, Chicago Tribune

"Rarely do you see a group of top-tier musicians enjoying themselves as much as this chamber orchestra"
Andrew Druckenbrod - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

About

Twenty years ago Gidon Kremer created ideal conditions for a musical revolution. The internationally acclaimed violinist unveiled his new initiative at Austria’s Lockenhaus Festival in the summer of 1997. The birth of Kremerata Baltica – comprising twenty-three outstanding young musicians from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia – was greeted with a standing ovation. The orchestra has since captivated audiences worldwide with playing of unrestrained joy and programming of limitless imagination.

Kremerata Baltica arose from Gidon Kremer’s determination to share his rich experience with young colleagues from the Baltic States. The ensemble’s preparation process . . .

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