Katharina Kang is the Principal Violist of the New York City Ballet Orchestra. Ms. Kang has performed as a soloist with leading orchestras in Moscow, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Grieg Hall in Bergen as well as Philharmonic Halls in Essen, Wuppertal, Cologne, Berlin Konzerthaus, Hamburg , Munich, New York, Washington DC, Baltimore Symphony Hall, Cleveland and Tel Aviv.
Her performances were broadcast by BBC, NDR, WDR, NPR, SWR and HR. Ms. Kang has worked with conductors as Dmitrij Kitajenko, Ingo Ernst Reihl, Toshiyuki Kamioka, Christoph Altstädt, Arnold Katz, Kirill Perenko,Alondra de la Parra, Ruben Gazarian and Neemi Jarvi. Her performances include collaborations with Pinchas Zukerman, Amanda Forsyth, Mathias Tacke ( Vermeer Quartet), David Geber, Hagai Shaham, Pavel Gililov, Midori Goto, Viviane Hagner,Elmar Oliviera, Amit Peled, Schumann Quartet, Matan Porat, Boris Bloch, Timothy Eddy, Franz Helmerson, Shmuel Ashkenasi and Phillip Setzer( Emerson Quartet).
Ms. Kang studied with Rosa Fain, Robert Schumann Musikhochschule Düsseldorf and graduated as Bachelor of Music with Pinkas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec, Manhattan School of Music, New York. She received her Artist Diploma with Jaime Laredo in Cleveland Institute of Music and currently she is pursuing Masters Degree in Viola with Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec in Manhattan School of Music. Ms. Kang plays on Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (Paris 1864).