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Sandis Šteinbergs

Sandis Šteinbergs has been a LNSO concertmaster since 1994. He is a musician with the World Peace Orchestra led by Valery Gergiev. From 1996 to 2012, Šteinbergs was the concertmaster of Kremerata

Baltica, concluding his career with this orchestra on October 31, 2012 when they played at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, yet he still participates in various Kremerata Baltica projects as a guest performer. As of 2013, he is a guest concertmaster with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Symphony Orchestra and Bit-20 of Norway.

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 (masterclass with Jānis Maļeckis).


Šteinbergss 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. He is a recipient of the Latvian Grand Music Award 2004 (for brilliant solo work) and 2012 (in the category “For brilliant ensemble work”).

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