Born in Riga, Latvia, Marta Sudraba studied with I. Rugevic, L. Sudraba, E. Testelec, Thomas Demenga in Basel and with Heinrich Schiff at the Music Academy of Vienna. Since 1997, she is a member of Gidon Kremer's Chamber Orchestra KREMERATA BALTICA, performing both as principal cellist and soloist in all major venues of Europe, Japan, and the USA.
In addition to her appearances with Kremerata Baltica, she has been playing chamber music with Gidon Kremer, Joshua Bell, Nikolaj Znaider, Ilya Gringolts, Baiba Skride, Thomas Quasthoff, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Katia Skanavi, Sergio Tiempo, Nobuko Imai, Julian Rachlin, Oleg Maisenberg, Vadim Sacharov, Per Arne Glorvigen and Alois Posch in venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall, Mozarteum Salzburg, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Suntory Hall, Orchestra Hall Chicago, Bern Philharmonie, Moscow Conservatory, Vienna Konzerthaus and the Verbier Festival Hall.
In 2000, she performed the Brahms Double Concerto together with the Israel Philharmonic, Gidon Kremer and Giuseppe Sinopoli in Tel Aviv, marking one of Sinopolis last performances. Marta Sudraba has since appeared with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the NDR Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra de la Scala of Milan, Basle Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa (Japan), the Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra and the Russian National Orchestra.
Her partners including, among others, Kent Nagano, Yuri Temirkanov, Mario Venzago, Olari lzs, Eri Klass and Andris Nelsons.