Dorothy Ro 2023

One of CBC’s “30 hot Canadian Classical Musicians under 30” from the 2017 edition, Dorothy Ro is a member of the acclaimed Verona Quartet. She has performed on international stages that include London’s Wigmore Hall, Philharmonie de Paris, Melbourne’s Recital Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, as well as Carnegie Hall and the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. As a recent recipient of the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, Ms. Ro is currently on faculty at Oberlin Conservatory and College. Having recently recorded the complete Ligeti String Quartets, the album will soon be released in December 2023 under the Italian label, Dynamic Records. Dorothy plays on a Nicolas Vuillaume violin, which she acquired in her home province of Nova Scotia, and on a Émile-Auguste Ouchard bow on loan from Oberlin Conservatory.