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Anna Göckel



Since her first concert at the age of 8, Anna Göckel has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in such prestigious venues as the Théâtre National de la Criée in Marseille, the Salle des Siècles in Lille, the Salle Molière in Lyon, the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the Salle Alfred Cortot, the Salle Pleyel and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. She has participated in numerous festivals such as the "Festival des Abbayes"; "Festival Européen Jeunes Talents"; "Festival Musique Sacrée" in Marseille; "Les Floraisons musicales"; "Festival des Nuits Romantiques"; and has been invited to perform as a soloist with the orchestre Musique en Seine on several occasions, under the direction of Constantin Rouits.

Born on February 11, 1992, she began playing the violin in Maïté Douet's class at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional (C.R.R.) in Marseille, where she obtained a first prize in violin at the age of twelve, as well as a first prize in chamber music and a first prize in musical training.

 Two years later, after perfecting her studies with Yves Desmond, she was admitted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSMDP). She studied in the classes of Jean-Jacques Kantorow, then Svetlin Roussev and Larissa Kolos, and in 2011 obtained a Master's degree in interpretation with a very good honours from the jury.  She has taken many courses, such as musical analysis with A. Nollier and C. Abromont, piano with J.-S. Dureau, drama with A. Barthélémy and baroque dance with I. Gringer. Passionate about ensemble music, she studied conducting with C. Levacher and had the opportunity to conduct the Orchestre des Lauréats du Conservatoire (OLC) regularly in 2008/2009.
In 2009, she founded the Karenina Trio with pianist Paloma Kouider and cellist Louis Rodde; they received the precious advice of the Ysaÿe Quartet as part of the CRR de Paris graduate chamber music program. They recently won the 1st prize in the Charles Hennen Competition (Netherlands), are winners of the "Joseph Haydn International Chamber Music Competition" (March 2012, Austria), and unanimously win the "Pro Musicis International Prize" (December 2011). They have also received the Rotary Club Prize from the Maurice Ravel Academy (2010), and are invited to participate in various international academies, "Académie Musicale de Villecroze" 2011, "Musique à Flaine" 2011, "Forum de Normandie" 2010); they meet musical personalities like Hatto Beyerle, Ferenc Rados, Jean-Claude Pennetier, Avedis Koujoumdjan, Johannes Meissel. They have been named "ensemble ECMA" (European Chamber Music Academy) and have been in residence at the Singer-Polignac Foundation since November 2010. They participate in several programs on Fance Musique (" Concerts du matin " and " Génération Jeunes interprètes " by Gaëlle le Gallic, " Les invités d'Arièle " by Arièle Butaux).

Anna has also been selected to participate in the International Music Academy Switzerland (IMAS) (2009, 2010, 2012), a summer academy for string quartet conducted by Seiji Osawa... She has been admitted as an academician to the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio-France (2009/2010), to the Orchestre de Paris (2010/2011), and regularly performs in the ensemble "Les Dissonances", founded by David Grimal. She is a laureate of the Chigiana Music Academy (Italy).
In 2010, she wrote a first show in collaboration with Violaine Darmon "Epopoiia, les arts chantés dans la nuit..." published by "le manuscrit". Together with the Chantecler troupe, she created the "Evoé Festival", with the aim of building bridges between the different arts: music, theatre and literature.

Since September 2011, she has been receiving instruction from violinist Boris Belkin in Maastricht and is a recipient of an ADAMI scholarship. She divides her time between her activities as a soloist and the Karenina Trio.

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