Anna Göckel

Born in 1992, the French violinist Anna Göckel has already graced several of the world’s greatest stages, such as the Wigmore Hall in London, the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the Herkulessaal in Munich, the International Forum of Tokyo, the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris, and the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Montreal. 

She has been nominated as newcomer of the year 2016 by the French-Grammy “Révélations Classiques de l’ADAMI”.

 Passionate at a young age about the world of chamber music, Anna won the prestigious 2013 ARD International Music Competition (Munich) playing in the Trio Karénine. She acquainted herself with string quartet playing during the Seiji Ozawa Academy (IMAS), and has been part of the European Chamber Music Academy. She was invited during the summers 2016 and 2017 to the Steans Music Institute of the Ravinia Festival (USA).

 She studied with David Grimal at the Hochschule für Musik in Saarbrücken (Artist Diploma), having previously worked with Boris Belkin in Netherlands, Jean-Jacques Kantorow in Paris Conservatory, and with the Ysaÿe Quartet. She has also been inspired by master classes with Menahem Pressler, Ferenc Rados, Jean-Claude Pennetier, Pamela Frank, Donald Weilerstein, Maxim Vengerov, Hatto Beyerle and Miriam Fried.

 Anna appears as a soloist with the Ensemble Les Dissonances, the Saint-Étienne Opera, the Sorbonne Orchestra, the Strasbourg University Symphony Orchestra, the UAEH Symphony Orchestra (Mexico), the Hochschule für Musik Saar Orchestra, the Neue Westfalen Philharmonie and the Munich Radio Orchestra. 

Her concerts have been broadcast on France Musique (France), Radio 4 (Holland), BR, SR (Germany), ORF (Austria), and Arte.

 She plays on a beautiful Giovanni Tononi violin from 1690, generously lent by the Ravinia Steans Music Institute.