Canadian violinist Cristina Zacharias enjoys a vibrant national and international performance career, based in Toronto. A core member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra since 2004, she has performed across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and can be heard on over 25 recordings for the ATMA, Analekta, CBC, BIS, Naxos, and Tafelmusik Media labels. Cristina appears annually at the Carmel Bach Festival, where she is the Assistant Principal Second Violin. 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 Theatre of Early Music, Les Voix Baroques, Brandon Chamber Players, Aradia Ensemble, Group of 27 Chamber Orchestra, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, and I Furiosi. Cristina holds a MMus degree from McGill University.
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Music Director of Tafelmusik (1981 to 2014), Jeanne Lamon was praised for her virtuosity and strong musical leadership.