Born in Italy of Italian, Greek, and Polish heritage, violinist/violist Christiana Liberis is a performer of international reach. Versatile in diverse musical genres, Christiana has collaborated in concert engagements across the globe and has mastered the art of playing in many different capabilities; not limited to the more well known classical forms of solo, chamber, symphonic, opera, and ballet, but also in tango, jazz, Broadway, electric improvisation, and other eclectic styles.
Having performed on a worldwide level in major concert venues, TV, and radio broadcasts as well as on motion picture and independent film soundtracks, she can also be frequently seen performing regularly all over NYC-where she is currently based- with different ensembles at venues ranging from Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and Madison Square Garden, to Le Poisson Rouge, Joe's Pub, Radio City Music Hall, and Hammerstein Ballroom, among many others. Adept at playing in an array of different capacities, she is equally comfortable performing in the classical vein as guest concertmaster or section leader for orchestras, playing chamber music, collaborating with dance ensembles, or playing solo in recital, as she is sharing the stage with major pop stars. Popular mainstream artists she has performed on tours or shared the stage with recently include Jay- Z, Beyonce, Nas, Bastille, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keyes, Josh Groban, Natalie Merchant, James Franco, Sigur Ros, Deep Purple, Jeff Beck, Michael Buble, Alicia Keyes, Miike Snow, Thalia, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Holliday, Josh Groban, Zedd, Mannheim Steamroller, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and Tommy Lee, to name a few.
Christiana also enjoys a career as a TV and studio musician and can be seen regularly on TV, having appeared countless times on national television in live performances on talk shows, holiday broadcasts, and on popular TV series and late night programs including SNL and David Letterman, among many others.
She has recorded for a variety of artists including Ricky Martin, Delta Goodrem, Shakira, and Gil Scott Heron and can be heard on award-winning independent and commercial film soundtracks, video game soundtracks, music videos, TV shows, and commercials.
Sought out as a soloist as well as a chamber musician, she is frequently invited to perform for a multitude of celebrity functions, charity events, galas, premieres, and launches, as well as for different shows and designers at NYC Fashion Week.
Christiana tours regularly on an international circuit but currently resides in NYC. Her debut solo CD will be released in 2015.