Veronika Eberle’s exceptional talent, the poise and maturity of her musicianship have been recognised by many of the world’s finest orchestras, venues and festivals, as well as by some of the most eminent conductors.
Concerto highlights of 16-17 season include debuts with the Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestra London and return invitations to the Montreal Symphony, Munich Kammerorchester and Bayerischer Rundfunk Munich. Veronika appeared in Hamburgische Staatsoper’s production of Lulu, performing Berg’s Violin Concerto, conducted by Kent Nagano and continues her association with the Kamerakademie Potsdam with a season-long residency. She recently made her debut with Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, Mozarteaum Orchestra Salzburg and the Hamburger Philharmoniker.
Veronika Eberle is a dedicated chamber musician, with regular partners including Shai Wosner, Lars Vogt, Renaud Capuçon and Antoine Tamestit. During the 15-16 season she undertook a substantial chamber music tour with the soprano Anna Prohaska which visited major European venues including Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Konzerthaus Dortmund and the Salzburg Festival. Recent recital highlights include London (Wigmore Hall Master Series), New York (Carnegie Hall debut series), Salzburg (Mozarteum), Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Paris (Theatre de la Ville), Zurich (Tonhalle) and the Lucerne Festival.
Sir Simon Rattle’s introduction of Veronika Eberle, aged just 16, 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. Key orchestra and conductor collaborations since then include the London Symphony (Rattle), Concertgebouw Orchestra (Holliger), New York Philharmonic (Gilbert), Montreal Symphony (Nagano), Munich Philharmonic, Gewandhaus Orchestra (Langree), Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin (Janowski), Hessischer Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester (P.Järvi), Bamberger Symphoniker (Ticciati, Nott), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich (M.Sanderling), NHK Symphony (Kout, Stenz, Norrington) and the Rotterdam Philharmonic (Rattle, Gaffigan, Nézet-Seguin).
Veronika Eberle was born 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 studied with Ana Chumachenco 2001-2012.
Over the years, Veronika Eberle has benefited from the support of a number of prestigious organisations, including the Nippon Foundation, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust (Fellowship in 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. She was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist 2011-2013 and was a Dortmund Konzerthaus ‘Junge Wilde’ artist 2010-2012.
Veronika Eberle plays the ‘Dragonetti’ Stradivarius (1700), on generous loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.