Natalie Rose Kress

Violin, Baroque Violin

Praised by the New York Times for her “splendid playing,” Natalie Rose Kress is a modern and Baroque violinist based in Washington, D.C. Following three summers as a Tanglewood Fellow, she was awarded the Jules C. Reiner Violin Prize from the Tanglewood Music Center and performed with Yo-Yo Ma at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors. This past spring she graduated from Juilliard's Historical Performance Program where she received a full-scholarship. Her primary teachers at Stony Brook University and The Juilliard School were Soovin Kim, The Emerson String Quartet, and Cynthia Roberts. Natalie frequently performs with The Handel and Haydn Society and is a founding member of Quartet Salonnières. As a member of Juilliard415 she performed with William Christie’s Les Arts Florissants and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and performed in masterclasses for Aisslinn Nosky, William Christie, and Masaaki Suzuki.

This Artist performs in the following events:

Handel Extravaganza, Water Music, Love Stories, Summer Serenades, Children's Corner, Scenes from Childhood, Contrasts, Early Keyboard Extravaganza, Heucke Meets Mendelssohn, Take Five, Summer Sounds, (Neo)Baroque, Schubertiade, Baroque Inside/Out, Serenades at Noon, Baroque Lovers' Afternoon, Memories & Roses, Hello & Goodbye, Finale: Haydn's Creation