Lucia Barcari is a versatile violinist whose broad musical experience includes working as an orchestral leader, a recording artist, and a chamber and folk musician throughout Canada and Europe. Born in Chișinău, Moldova, Lucia completed a master’s degree in violin performance and pedagogy at the Odessa State Conservatory in Ukraine and has been performing and teaching in Canada since 1996.

Lucia has over twenty years of orchestral experience including performing with various world-class artists with the Kitchener-Waterloo and Windsor Symphony Orchestras, Opera York, Opera Mississauga, the Hamilton Opera Company, Sinfonia Toronto, the National Orchestra of Belgium and playing as concertmaster in the Ottawa Valley Music Festival, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, Nuove Musiche and Broc Light Opera Company in Belgium.  


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