Kremerata Lettonica and Gidon Kremer in Jūrmala

OPUS Klassik nomination in Orchestra of the Year and Concert Recording nominations

We are delighted that the album we recorded with our artist in residence, pianist Lucas Debargue “Zal – The Music of Miłosz Magin” was nominated for two awards this year by OPUS Klassik, Germany’s most prestigious classical music prize that honors outstanding artists and recordings.

Two nominations are:

  • Ensemble / Orchestera of the Year (Award for one outstanding symphony orchestra and one outstanding ensemble)
  • Concert Recording (The soloist, the conductor and the orchestra are jointly awarded for the outstanding interpretative recording of a concert.)

We are grateful for this nominations and are very happy that this gives a greater chance for the audiences around the world to hear the music of a great composer Miłosz Magin.


Gidon Kremer was nominated for Instrumentalist of the Year for his performance on this CD.


You can listen to this album on many streaming services: Zal – The Music of Miłosz Magin

Kremerata Baltica will perform three concerts at the Lockenhaus Festival

Kremerata Baltica is coming to Lockenhaus again to perform 3 concerts with 3 different programs. During the festival we will perform with such soloists as Gidon Kremer, Magdalena Ceple, Andrei Pushkarev, Nicolas Altstaedt and Fazil Say. 

One concert will be performed by Kremerata Lettonica – a chamber group consisting of Latvian members of the Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra.

To see more details please visit our Events page.

New on CD: PPP

We have a new CD coming out soon with the music of three Latvian composers: Pēteris Plakidis, Kristaps Pētersons and Georgs Pelēcis. CD is available for preorder only but you can already listen to some tracks here:

Looking forward to hearing the whole CD!

Kremerata Baltica is with Ukrainian People

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Kremerata Baltica Celebrates 25th Birthday

Gidon Kremer – Interview (in Latvian)

Here is a link to the interview with Gidon Kremer before his concert with Kremerata Baltica in Cesis, Latvia where they will celebrate not only Piazzolla’s centenary year but also their own centenary – Gidon Kremer 75 + Kremerata Baltica 25!


Full interview can be read here:



10 – 11 September: XVIII Kremerata Baltica Festival

XVIII Kremerata Baltica Festival

The Kremerata Baltica Festival will take place in Dzintari Concert Hall in September, marking the 25th anniversary of the orchestra and the 75th anniversary of the world-famous violinist Gidon Kremer.

September 10


Gidon Kremer (violin)
Madara Pētersone (violin)
Agnese Egliņa (piano)
Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone)
Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra

Conductor Fuad Ibrahimov


Giya Kancheli  – Twilight
Lera Auerbach – Serenade for a Melancholic Sea
Victor Kissine – In Memoriam Philippe Hirschhorn
Kristaps Pētersons – Music for a Great Ensemble
Pēteris Plakidis – Music for Piano, Timpano and Strings


September 11



Gidon Kremer (violin)
Georgy Osokin (piano),
Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone)
Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra

Conductor Fuad Ibrahimov


Works by Robert Schumman, Frederic Chopin, Fikret Amirov and Georgs Pelēcis


“Kremerata Baltica” festival will take place with the support of Jurmala City Council.

Tickets for the festival are available at “Biļešu Paradīze” sales points and on the Internet


NEW ON CD: Zal – The Music of Miłosz Magin

Some time ago, together with our soloists Lucas Debargue and Gidon Kremer we were discovering and recording the music of Miłosz Magin. Finally, today this CD has been released on Sony Classical.
CD titled “Żal” presents composer’s rhapsodic Piano Concerto, the world premiere of the Violin Concerto and intense, prayerful “Stabat mater” for strings and timpani among other works.
We invite everyone to listen to this music and get to know more about wonderful composer Miłosz Magin and his works!
Listen now or get a CD following these link:

WATCH ONLINE: Kremerata Lettonica with Georgijs Osokins at Latgales vēstniecība GORS

Kremerata Lettonica & Georgijs Osokins