Catherine Ro, violin
The Richard and Elizabeth Gilbert Chair, in memory of Ralph Gilbert
Catherine Ro, violinist in the Metropolitan Opera, has established herself as an active chamber musician, soloist, and recitalist. Her concerts have taken her all around the globe to such countries as Russia, Finland, Lithuania, Spain, France, Portugal, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea. Ms. Ro made her debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
As a chamber musician, she performs regularly at Musique et Vin au Clos Vougeot, held in the Burgundy region of France, since its inception. In addition, she has performed at Carnegie Hall with the MET Chamber Ensemble under James Levine. Ms. Ro received her Bachelor and Master degrees from the Juilliard School, where she was a teaching fellow and assistant to Dorothy DeLay. She studied with Dorothy DeLay, Masao Kawasaki, Felix Galimir, and Zaven Melikian.