Fiddle News

March 4, 2007

America – Meet Baiba Skride

Filed under: Music,Review — tmyers2002 @ 1:15 am

Baiba SkrideLatvian violinist Baiba Skride continues to impress on her U.S. tour. Richard Nilsen of The Arizona Republic writes that she played the Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 as if “it were being invented on the spot.” Meanwhile, Mike Greenberg of the San Antonio Express-News called her recital there “muscular, polished, and completely engaged.” Although largely unknown to American audiences, Skride is one of the classical music worlds fast-rising stars.

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