Canadian violinist Cristina Zacharias has been a core member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra since 2004. Frequently featured in solo and chamber music repertoire, she has performed across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Cristina also appears annually at the Carmel Bach Festival,  and can be heard on over 25 recordings for the ATMA, Analekta, CBC, BIS, Naxos, and Tafelmusik Media labels. As an educator, Cristina is active in Tafelmusik’s training institutes as well as at the University of Toronto.

Equally passionate about baroque, classical, and modern repertoire, Cristina is a frequent collaborator, guest soloist, and director with a diverse group of ensembles, including the Toronto Bach Festival, Theatre of Early Music, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Brandon Chamber Players, and Pacific Baroque Orchestra. Cristina holds a MMus degree from McGill University.

Photo credit: Sian Richards

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