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Sreten Krstic, Violin

has been a member of the Munich Philharmonic from 1980 till 2019 (since 1982 as principal concert master).

Born in Belgrade in 1953, he began playing the violin at the age of seven and completed his musical studies 14 years later in Belgrade under Prof. Toskov and Prof. Pavlovic.The previous year he was prizewinner at the international music competition “Jeunesses Musicales” in the violin and piano duet category. Three years later he won the International competition in Belgrade in the violin category and also received a special prize for his interpretation of Bach´s solo sonatas. Concert tours have taken him throughout Europe, Japan, the USA und the former USSR. He has been invited to make recordings for the WDR (West German Radio) BR (Bavarian Radio) and BBC in London, and has played in every radio and television studio in the former Yugoslavia. He has given solo performances under Sergiu Celibidache, Hiroshi Wakasugi, Horst Stein, Vaclav Neumann and Dmitrij Kitajenko, amongst many others.