Kremerata Baltica in London
16 October , 7.30pm, Barbican Hall, London
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D minor
Beethoven String Quartet Op. 127 arr. for string orchestra
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
The chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica is composed exclusively of talented young musicians (average age 27) from the Baltic States and is supported by the Ministries of Culture of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, making the group the de facto cultural ambassadors of the region. It won a Grammy Award in 2002, was nominated for another in 2003, records for Nonesuch Records (a Warner Bros. label) and Deutsche Grammophon, and it performs in all the great halls of the world.