Violinist Chloe Fedor is known for her “lovely, plush, seductive tone” (New York Times) and lauded for her “soulful, virtuosic” playing and “impeccable technical control” (Opera News). Chloe is artistic advisor and concertmaster of Baroque programming at Lakes Area Music Festival, co-concertmaster of Lyra Baroque Orchestra in St. Paul, MN, and a member of the Grammy award-winning ensemble Apollo’s Fire. She appears regularly with the top period performance ensembles on the continent, including the Handel and Haydn Society, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, and Trinity Wall Street Baroque Orchestra.
Chloe earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and two Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School, both in modern violin and historical performance. She was a concerto competition winner at both alma maters as well as a laureate of the Performer’s Certificate from The Eastman School and the Juilliard Career Fellowship Grant from The Juilliard School. Her principal teachers include Charles Castleman, Ron Copes, Monica Huggett and Cynthia Roberts.
In addition to LAMF, Chloe’s summer festival appearances include Caramoor, Carmel Bach Festival, Festival Dans le Jardins de William Christie (France), Oregon Bach Festival, Ravinia, Sarasota Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Germany), Spoleto USA, Tanglewood Music Festival, and Utrecht Early Music Festival (The Netherlands). In 2018, Chloe was featured on Broadway as the onstage violinist in the Shakespeare’s Globe production of “Farinelli and the King,” starring Sir Mark Rylance. Chloe can be heard on ACRONYM’s 2020 album Cantica Obsoleta, featuring previously unrecorded 17th century works.
Chloe first appeared with the Lakes Area Music Festival in 2010. She brings historical performance expertise and an international network of performers, guiding and leading the festival’s baroque programming.