Violinist that has been among the youngest winners from the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. When he was five years of age, he started playing violin and, at eleven, he earned the yellow metal medal on the Wienawski Competition. He frequents many celebrations, including Tanglewood. In 2001, Repin wedded his initial wife, Caroline Diemunsch; that they had a boy five years afterwards called Leonardo. He also offers a daughter along with his second wife, Svetlana Zakharova. He provides documented many different parts by French and Russian composers, such as for example violin concertos by Dmitri Shostakovich.