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Cristina Zacharias

Oct 19, 2020

Baroque for Baby: Interview with Tafelmusik Violinist and Album Curator Cristina Zacharias

Tafelmusik’s new digital album Baroque for Baby is curated by violinist and mother of two, Cristina Zacharias. We caught up with her recently to talk about the inspiration behind her kid-friendly playlist, the importance of music for young children, and what it’s like raising a family when both parents are musicians. Baroque for Baby will be available on digital platforms starting October 16, 2020.

Mar 24, 2020

Violinist Cristina Zacharias plays Telemann

For #TafelmusikTogether, Tafelmusik violinist Cristina Zacharias plays Dolce, from Telemann’s Fantasia no. 7 for solo violin.

May 21, 2019

Tomorrow's Talented Artists

Violinist Cristina Zacharias teaching during the 2011 Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. Photo by Gary Beechey.
Violinist Cristina Zacharias teaching in Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute.

Mar 7, 2019

US Tour 2019: Update from violinist Cristina Zacharias

Halfway into our 2019 US tour the theme seems to be snow. The sunny view from my hotel in Boulder, Colorado this morning is of gorgeous snow-covered hills. The view on our first tour day was a bit less welcome — the snowstorm in Toronto stayed with us for almost all of our drive to State College, Pennsylvania, and added a couple of hours to the already long trip.