Christof Richter obtained both a Bachelor and a Master degree in violin performance from the
Peabody Institute where he studied with Charles Libove. After further studies at the
Konservatorium der Stadt Wien, he participated in the Taos Chamber Music Festival, the New
England Bach Festival, the Performance Institute at Oberlin and the Institut für Musik und Kirche
in Bressanone, Italy. Based in Philadelphia, he performs with many of the early music
ensembles of the east coast. Christof regularly returns to his native Colombia for chamber
music performances and to run the Early Music Festival of Barichara, Colombia.