Sreten Krstić

Violin, concertmaster

He was born in 1953 in Belgrade. He started playing the violin at the age of seven. Since 1980, he has been the concertmaster of the Munich Philharmonic, a position he has held since the time of the legendary chief conductor Sergiu Celibidache.


He was also the concertmaster of the World Youth Orchestra and performed with soloists such as Henryk Schering and Pierre Fournier and under the direction of conductors such as Jean Martinon and Bernard Klee. As a soloist, he also collaborated with famous conductors, including Sergiu Celibidache, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Hiroshi Wakasugi, Horst Stein, Václav Neumann or Dmitrij Kitajenko, and his career has taken him to almost all European countries, Japan, the USA and Russia.


He recorded for all radio and television stations of the former Yugoslavia, Bavarian Radio, West German Radio, BBC (Manchester), Greek Radio (Thessaloniki) and for the record companies PGP, Thorofon, Arte Nova Classics and others. He made several CDs for them, both solo and chamber music.


In 1985 he founded the Gasteig-Trio Munich, in 1996 the Philharmonic String Sextet, and in 1999 the Chamber Orchestra Philharmonic Soloists, of which he is the artistic director. In the same year, he became a member of the Glasovir Trio Gelius. He plays a violin built in 1760 by Nicola Gagliano.


Sreten Krstić, violin, concertmaster

Sreten Krstić, violin, concertmaster