Veronika Eberle has established a reputation as one of the most promising violin talents to emerge from Germany in recent years. Her exceptional talent, poise and maturity of her musicianship have been recognised by some of the world’s finest orchestras, venues and festivals, as well as by some of the world’s most eminent conductors.
Highlights among recent and future concerto appearances include debuts with the Concertgebouw Orchestra (Holliger), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (Langrée), Seattle Symphony (Morlot), London Symphony (Rattle), Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (R.Abbado), Paris National Opera Orchestra (Philippe Jordan), Scottish Chamber Orchestra (Ticciati), Musikkollegium Winterthur (Hogwood), Spanish National Orchestra, Strasbourg Philharmonic (Claus Peter Flor), as well as a tour with the Orchestre National d’Ile de France (Mazzola).
As a recitalist, Veronika Eberle will give return performances at the Theatre de la Ville in Paris and the Wigmore Hall’s Master Series in London. Past successes include recital debuts in New York (Carnegie Hall), Salzburg (Mozarteum), Munich (Herkulesaal), Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Rome (Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti ) Zurich (Tonhalle) and at the Lucerne Festival.
Veronika was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist 2011-13 and was a Dortmund Konzerthaus “Junge Wilde” artist 2010-2012. She is a dedicated chamber musician, with regular partners including Lars Vogt, Martin Helmchen, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Renaud Capuçon, Antoine Tamestit, Shai Wosner, Danjulo Ishizaka.
Veronika was the 2012 Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s artist-in-residence, a major project including six concerto performances with the City of Birmingham Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, NDR Hamburg, Dresden Philharmonic, Munich Chamber Orchestra, a recital with pianist Lars Vogt as well as curating a series of chamber music concerts.
Veronika Eberle was born in 1988 in Donauwörth, Southern Germany, where she started violin lessons at the age of six. Four years later she became a junior student at the Richard Strauss Konservatorium in Munich, with Olga Voitova. After studying privately with Christoph Poppen for a year, she joined the Hochschule in Munich, where she has been studying with Ana Chumachenco since 2001.
Veronika Eberle’s introduction by Sir Simon Rattle to a packed Salzburg Festpielhaus at the 2006 Salzburg Easter Festival, in a performance of the Beethoven concerto with the Berliner Philharmoniker, brought her to international attention. Other highlights among her past collaborations include the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic (Gilbert), NDR Hamburg (Gilbert), Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin (Janowski), Hessischer Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt (Paavo Järvi), Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart (Marriner), Bamberger Symphoniker (Robin Ticciati, Jonathan Nott), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich (Michael Sanderling), NHK Symphony (Kout, Stenz), La Fenice Orchestra (Inbal), the Rotterdam Philharmonic (Rattle, Gaffigan, Nézet-Seguin) and Milan’s Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi (Kreizberg).
Over the years, Veronika Eberle has benefited from the support of a number of prestigious organisations, including the Nippon Foundation, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust (who awarded her a Fellowship in February 2008), the Orpheum Stiftung zur Förderung Junger Solisten (Zurich), the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben (Hamburg) and the Jürgen-Ponto Stiftung (Frankfurt). She won the first prize at the 2003 Yfrah Neaman International Competition in Mainz, and was awarded Audience Awards by the patrons of the Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festivals.
Veronika Eberle plays the “Dragonetti” Stradivarius (1700), on generous loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.