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01.20.17
Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer: A Violinist on a Mission, or Several of Them
The New York Times
07.01.16
Sarah Chang, Gidon Kremer, Gil Shaham
The 25 greatest violinists of all time, as chosen by Classic FM
Classic FM
01.18.15
Daniil Trifonov, Gidon Kremer
Kremer and Trifonov Deliver Rewards with Challenging Program
San Francisco Classical Voice
12.05.14
Sir Andrew Davis, Giancarlo Guerrero, David Robertson, Robert Spano, Daniil Trifonov, Jennifer Koh, Gidon Kremer, Mason Bates, Rosanne Cash, Julianna Di Giacomo, Tamara Mumford, New York Polyphony
2015 GRAMMY NOMINEES
Grammy.com
10.24.11
Gidon Kremer
A Transcendence Anchored in Bach
The New York Times
09.11.11
Marin Alsop, Robert Spano, Daniil Trifonov, Gidon Kremer, Brooklyn Rider , Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Phan, Morris Robinson
20 Concerts To Hear This Fall
WQXR
06.08.11
Gidon Kremer
Istanbul Music Festival to present a top honor to violinist
Hürriyet Daily News
11.02.10
Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer and his Kremerata Baltica take a spiritual plunge
Los Angeles Times
10.23.10
Gidon Kremer
Classical CDs Round-Up 13
The Arts Desk
09.30.10
Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica
Review: De Profundis –Gidon Kremer, violin and director/ Daniil Grishin, viola/ Ula Ulijona Zebriunaite, viola/ Andrei Pushkarev, vibraphone/ Reinut Tepp, cembalo/ Kremerata Baltica – Nonesuch
Audiophile Audition
12.04.09
Marin Alsop, Ingo Metzmacher, Yefim Bronfman, Gidon Kremer, Yo-Yo Ma, Colin Currie, Sérgio and Odair Assad, Silkroad Ensemble , Estonian National Symphony Orchestra , Katarina Karnéus, Ian Bostridge, Nathan Gunn
CONGRATULATIONS OPUS 3 ARTISTS GRAMMY NOMINEES
01.25.08
Gidon Kremer
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Krivine
Times Online
08.09.07
Gidon Kremer
Kremerata Baltica gives audience reason to smile
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
04.30.07
Gidon Kremer
A standout performance
The Boston Globe
01.15.07
Gidon Kremer
BBCSO/Brabbins, Barbican, London
Guardian Unlimited
11.21.06
Gidon Kremer
Ambition pay for Gidon Kremer
The Los Angeles Times

Among the world's leading violinists, Gidon Kremer has perhaps pursued the most unconventional career. He was born on February 27, 1947 in Riga, Latvia, and began studying at the age of four with his father and grandfather, both distinguished string players. At the age of seven, he enrolled as a student at Riga Music School where he made rapid progress, and at sixteen he was awarded the First Prize of the Latvian Republic. Two years later he began his studies with David Oistrakh at the Moscow Conservatory. Gidon Kremer went on to win a series of prestigious awards, including prizes in the 1967 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, the 1969 Montreal International Music Competition, and first prize in both the 1969 Paganini and 1970 Tchaikovsky International Competitions.

It was from this secure platform of study and success that Gidon Kremer launched his distinguished career. Over the past five decades he has established and sustained a worldwide reputation as one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation. He has appeared on almost every major concert stage as recitalist as well as with the most celebrated orchestras of Europe and North America, and has worked with many of the greatest conductors of the past half century ... read full bio