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Kristine Blaumane



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Performing fields:
solo, chamber, orchestra

Eleonora Testelec

Kristina was born in Riga into a family of musicians. In 1996 she moved to England. She has won many prestigious competitions and awards including the Latvian Philharmonic Young Musician of the Year, the Carmel International Competition and the Lord Mayor’s Prize. She gives recitals and performs with orchestras such as the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Riga Chamber Players, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Chicago Civic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Netherlands Wind Ensemble under conductors including Thomas Sanderling, Lev Markiz and Peter Oundjian. She has been a guest at major international festivals such as Lockenhaus, Gstaad, Salzburg and Verbier, and has performed chamber music with artists such as Isaac Stern, Gidon Kremer, Bruno Giuranna, Yo Yo Ma, Yuri Bashmet and Nikolaj Znaider. In 2005, Kristina became a laureate of the Great Music Award, the highest prize given by the Latvian State in the field of music

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This cellist was posted by Karel and last edited on 29 September 2006 at 9:17:39 AM.