Natalie Rose Kress, violin
Praised by the New York Times for her “splendid playing,” Natalie Rose Kress is a violinist based in Washington, D.C.. She performs as a core member of Relic Baroque Orchestra, Quartet Salonnières, Repast Baroque Ensemble, and Musicivic Baroque and can be seen playing with The Handel and Haydn Society, the Washington Bach Consort, The English Concert, among others. This year she performed the world premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s “Music for String Quartet” at The Tanglewood Music Center with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the first commercial recording of which will be released this fall by PARMA Recordings. Natalie attended Stony Brook University where she studied with Soovin Kim and The Juilliard School where she studied with Cynthia Roberts. She is currently a Doctoral student at the University of Maryland where she studies early music performance and pedagogy.