Vadim Viktorovich Repin
31 August 1971
|Education||Studied with Zakhar Bron|
At the age of 17, he became the youngest winner of violin section of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels, the world's premier violin competition. He was a member of the jury in the 2009 violin section of this competition. Vadim Repin has played under such leading conductors as Simon Rattle, Valery Gergiev, Mariss Jansons, and Yehudi Menuhin.
Vadim Repin has been a frequent guest at festivals such as the BBC Proms, Tanglewood, Gstaad and Verbier. In 2010 he played the premiere of James MacMillan Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra under Gergiev which was dedicated to him.
Repertoire and recordings
- 1982-1984 a unique Stradivari three-quarter size on loan from the Russian State Collection
- 1984–1989 Stradivari 1720 "ex-Wieniawski-Wieniawski" on loan from the Russian State Collection
- 1996 Repin played shortly the Guarneri del Gesù 1737 "Isaac Stern ex-Panette-Panette," a loan by David Fulton
- 1996–2005 Stradivari 1708 "Ruby", as a loan by the Stradivari Society in Chicago and previously played by Pablo de Sarasate
- 2005 Guarneri del Gesù 1742 "Il Cannone ex Paganini" as a loan by the Municipal Administration of Genua for the use in a concert in the city
- 2002-2009 Guarneri del Gesù 1736 "Von Szerdahely"
- 2010-2013 Guarneri del Gesù 1743 "Bonjour"
- 2013-2015 Guarneri del Gesù 1736 "Lafont"
- Since 2015 Vadim Repin plays a Stradivari 1733 "Rode" 
Vadim Repin married Caroline Diemunsch in 2001. Their son Leonardo was born in 2006.
- Official website
- Vadim Repin Biography
- Vadim Repin Homepage, unofficial website, very comprehensive
- Discography, up to Octobre 2010
- Biography of Vadim Repin, Productions Internationales Albert Sarfati
- Biography of Vadim Repin, Columbia Artists Management Inc.
- Interview on Evene.fr (in French), 30 October 2008
- Interview of Vadim Repin by Mischa Damev from January 2011, published on YouTube
Vadim Repin (violin) and Nikolai Lugansky (piano):
- Crescendo, review by Noël Godts, translated from French into English, about their recital on 20 November 2002 in Brussels
- Light-filled brilliance, review by Herbert Müller, translated from German into English, from Wienerzeitung, 27 November 2002
Vadim Repin (violin), Nikolai Lugansky (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello):
- La Palme d'or pour les trois Russes (in French), Critique du récital de Vadim Repin, Nikolaï Lugansky et Misha Maïsky au Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, 25 May 2005, written by Gérard Mannoni
- Vadim Repin pronounced in Russian
- Article (in German) by Susanna Dal Monte on www.oe1.orf.at, 21 June 2012
- Announcement of the Beethoven orchestra Bonn in October 2011 (in German)
- Interview with Vadim Repin(in German), among other things Repin talks about the relationship with Menuhin; article by Arnt Cobbers, magazine Partituren, page 62, issue 14, 2008
- "Entry for Vadim Repin on the official site of the Queen Elisabeth competition". Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
- Vadim Repin Biography Archived 26 June 2013 at the Wayback Machine
- James MacMillan: Violin Concerto premiere with Vadim Repin article published in April 2010 on boosey.com, the website of Boosey & Hawkes
- Interview de Vadim Repin à l'Actualité Musique d'Evene en Novembre 2008
- "Vadim Repin - Official Website".
- Profile of Vadim Repin at the Moscow State Philharmonic Society
- Vadim Repin, violinist – portrait of the artist, interview by Laura Barnett, 22 January 2014, The Guardian.
- Announcement Archived 23 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine of a joint performance of Svetlana Zakharova and Vadim Repin at the St Prex Classics in Saint-Prex on 20 and 21 August 2013, published on www.stprexclassics.com
- Bolshoi prima and violinist Repin have baby article of Ismene Brown from 18 February 2011 on www.theartsdesk.com