Kristine Balanas

Birth date

May 8, 1990




Educated at the Royal Academy of Music in London studying under Prof. György Pauk. She is the winner of multiple international competitions: the 12th Kloster Schöntal Violin Competition (Germany, 2007, first prize and a special prize), the J&A Beare Solo Bach Competition in London (2010, second prize), the 30th Rudolf Lipizer Violin Competition in Gorizia (Italy, 2011, fourth prize and prize for the best performance of a 20th century concerto). She has played with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra (in London’s Barbican Hall), the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, and chamber orchestras in Poland, Slovakia, and Latvia. She has appeared in many venues in London, as well as in Dublin, Riga, Tallinn and other cities.

Kristine in pictures