Master class for violinists: Sandis Šteinbergs
27.04.2021 at 14:30
SANDIS ŠTEINBERGS (Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music)
27.04 at 14.30-18.30
Sandis Šteinbergs studied violin at the Emīls Dārziņš Music School with Romans Šnē, following up with chamber music studies at the Sibelius Music Academy in Helsinki and JVLMA (master class with Jānis Maļeckis). His career as a musician started in 1991 when he became the concertmaster of the Riga Chamber Players. He has been assistant concertmaster of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra and participant in the Gustav Mahler Orchestra concerts in 1997. An active chamber musician, he is a part of the by now almost legendary RIX Piano Quartet.
Sandis Šteinbergs has been the concertmaster of Latvian National Symphony Orchestra since 1994 and from 1996 to 2012, also the concertmaster of Kremerata Baltica concluding his career with this orchestra on October 31, 2012 when they played at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall. He still participates in various Kremerata Baltica projects as a guest performer. He has been a guest concertmaster of Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Symphony Orchestra and Bit-20 of Norway.
He is a recipient of the Latvian Grand Music Award 2004 (for brilliant solo work) and 2012 (in the category “For brilliant ensemble work”).