Cristina Zacharias
Associate Principal Second Violin
Cristina has been a participant of the Bach Festival for 10 seasons. From August to June, Cristina 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.

​ Equally passionate about baroque, classical and modern repertoire, Cristina collaborates frequently with a diverse group of ensembles, including the Theatre of Early Music, Ensemble Masques, Les Voix Baroques, the Brandon Chamber Players, the Group of 27 Chamber Orchestra and I Furiosi. She is also co-founder of the Correction Line Ensemble, a cross-genre collaborative project between songwriters, composers and instrumentalists. Cristina holds a Master’s degree in Music Performance from McGill University.