All Gidon-Kremer articles

  • Weinberg Kremer

    Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica: Weinberg


    A beautifully presented and enthralling introduction to a resurgent composer

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    A blizzard of brilliance: Postcard from Novosibirsk


    Now in its fifth year, the Trans-Siberian Art Festival continues to attract both acclaimed artists and exciting new talent to the snowy Russian city of Novosibirsk, from where Tom Stewart reports

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    Fire and ice: the best recordings of the Sibelius violin concerto


    Originally published in 2007 for the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death, this critical appraisal by Richard S. Ginell looks for the recordings that do justice to one of the best-loved works in the repertoire  

  • Kancheli-Kremer

    Kancheli: Chiaroscuro; Twilight


    The Strad Issue: February 2016Description: Kremer and friends locate the light and dark in Kancheli’s musicMusicians: Gidon Kremer, Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin) Kremerata BalticaComposer: KancheliGiya Kancheli’s pessimistic view of the world expresses itself in music that can be both simplistic and banal. Familiar, sentimental, often sickly Romantic chord ...