Wishing a very happy seventieth birthday to the extraordinary violinist Gidon Kremer!

A frequent and favorite performer with the Chicago Symphony in Orchestra Hall, at the Ravinia Festival, and on tour, Kremer has performed with the Orchestra many times. He also has performed in Orchestra Hall on several other other occasions, as a soloist with the Oslo Philharmonic under Mariss Jansons, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and the Staatskapelle Berlin with Daniel Barenboim. As a chamber musician, he has appeared many times with his ensemble Kremerata Baltica, most recently on February 1, 2017.

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