An exceptional violinist, Gabriel Croitoru has conquered audiences in Romania and abroad with the mastery of his performances. Currently a soloist with the Radio Romania Orchestras and Choirs and the Philharmonic in Ploieşti, as well as a member of the ‘Transylvanian’ Quartet of the Philharmonic in Cluj-Napoca, Gabriel Croitoru is involved in wide-ranging projects such as “Duel of the Violins” and “George Enescu’s Violin”. He teaches at the National University of Music in Bucharest. Gabriel Croitoru plays a Guarneri del Gesù violin dating from 1731.
Violinist Gabriel Croitoru has gathered more than a thousand stage appearances. He performed as a soloist in the company of major orchestras around the world, such as the London Royal Philharmonic, the Chamber Orchestra “Queen Sofia”, symphony orchestras in Monte-Carlo, Thessaloniki, Malaga, Seville, Cannes, Lyon and others.
He held recitals in France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, China and the USA. Starting with 2011, he held several national tours under the heading “Duel of the Violins” (along with Liviu Prunaru and Horia Mihail) and “George Enescu’s Violin” (along with Horia Mihail).