Vadim Repin

Soviet and Russian violinist, educator, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Holder of the Lenin Komsomol Prize. In addition, laureate of international competitions.

He started playing the violin at the age of 5 with Dmitry Vaks.

Two years later, at the initiative of the teacher, he moved to Zakhar Bron, the professor of the Novosibirsk State Conservatory named after M.I. Glinka. In 1982, at the International Wieniawski Violin Competition in Lublin, he played violin concerto No.1 by T.N. Khrennikov, and became the laureate of the first prize.

In 1989, he became the youngest winner of the most prestigious International Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels in its entire history, having played in the final round the violin concerto by P.I. Tchaikovsky and Sonata No. 3 by I. Brahms. After this event, the doors of the best world halls were opened to him.

In the same year he moved to Luebeck (Germany) together with the family of Z. Bron and his other students — N. Madoev, M. Vengerov and N. Prishchepenko.

His recordings have received Echo Classic, Diapasond’Or and many other awards.

Exclusive artist of Deutsche Grammophon (since 2006).

Organizer and artistic director of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival (since 2014).

Plays the violin by A. Stradivari (1733).
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