Simon Eberle received violin lessons before he began to play the cello at the age of eight.

After having lessons with Prof. Stephan Haack, principal cellist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, he became a prestudent at the „Hochschule für Musik und Theater München" in 2008, being taught by Prof. Wen-Sinn Yang.

After his graduation from school in 2011, he continued his studies with Prof. Yang.

Since 2015 he has been studying at the „Musikhochschule Lübeck" with Prof. Troels Svane.

Currently Simon Eberle studies with Jens Peter Maintz at the „Universität der Künste" in Berlin and at the same time he is part of  the famous Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

He developed his musical personality by taking part in masterclasses held by David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Jian Wang, Ferenc Rados, Wolfgang Boettcher, Thomas Grossenbacher, Peter Bruns, Francis Gouton, Gustav Rivinius, Natalia Gutman, Ludwig Quandt, Conradin Brotbeck, Anner Bylsma and by an invitation of the Kronberg Academy by Gary Hoffmann.

Furthermore he got and still gets inspiration and advices from musicians such as Jan Vogler, Olaf Maninger, Martin Löhr, Marina Piccinini, Andreas Grünkorn, Jakob Spahn, Maximilian Hornung and Sebastian Klinger.

In addition he was given string quartet and chamber music tuition by Ferenc Rados, Tabea Zimmermann, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Pamela Frank, Klaus Hellwig,Christian Stadelmann and members of the Artemis-, Armida- and Vogler quartetts.

Simon Eberle is a scholar of  the „Villa Musical Rheinland-Pfalz", the „Oscar und Vera Ritter Stiftung" Hamburg, Yehudi Menuhin „Live Music Now" Munich and the „Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben". He got scholarship awards from the „Jürgen Ponto Stiftung", the „Marie Luise Imbus Stiftung" and the „Deutschlandstipendium" from the german state. 

Also he granted scholarships at various academies, including the three-week international academy „Astona international“ and the international summer academies in Bad Reichenhall, Biel and Lenk, as well as for the Fondazione Accademia Chigiana in Siena

and Interlaken Classics.

The Kronberg Academy invited him for projects such as „Musik miteinander“ and a masterclass.

Simon Eberle won several first prizes in competitions.

For example in the competition „Jugend musiziert“, both as a soloist and a chamber musician. In 2011 he won the audience award of the Konzertverein Ingolstadt.

Two years later he received the furtherance award

of the city Donauwörth.

At the Moritzburg Festival 2018 he was awarded two audience awards.

Simon Eberle was awarded 2019 the second prize at the internationalen Rising Stars Grand Prix and 

the Golden Medal with high distinction at the Berliner International Music Competiton.

BIOGRAPHY

He has been invited to play in festivals like the Heidelberger Frühling, the Verbier Festival Solo Academy, the Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival, the Mozartfest Würzburg, the Brandenburger Sommerkonzerte, the Schwetzingen SWR Festival, the Moritzburg Festival Academy, the Zermatt Festival, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern,

the Easter Festival in Baden Baden, the Festival Aix en Provence and the Naantali Festival and played

in the lunch concerts of the Berliner Philharmoniker.

His chamber music partners included personalities like Viviane Hagener, Pekka Kuusisto, Carolin Widmann,

David Geringas, Kalle Randalu, Fabian Müller, 

Marc Bouchkov, Suyeon Kim, Sebastian Knauer, 

Gustav Frielinghaus, Igor Levit, Nathan Laube,

Wolfgang Boettcher, Ning Feng, Matan Porat,

Edicson Ruiz and Veronika Eberle.

 

Simon Eberle is gaining orchestra experience mostly as a principal cellist in various  orchestra like the 

National Youth Orchestra of Germany, the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, the Hamburger Camerata, 

the Münchner Kammerorchester, the HR Symphony Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

He was chosen to be part of the Russian-German Music Academy with musicans of the Mariinsky Theater and 

under the leadership of Valery Gergiev in Sankt Petersburg.

In the season 2015/16 he was part of the NDR Elbphilharmonieorchester Hamburg as an academist.

He played concerts all around the world under the baton of conductors like Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim, Kirill Petrenko, Zubin Metha, Mariss Jansons,Christian Thielemann, Esa Pekka Salonen, Robin Ticciati, Thomas Hengelbrock, Daniel Harding, Christoph Eschenbach, Krzysztof Urbanski, Andres Orozco Estrada, Herbert Blomstedt and John Elliot Gardiner.

 

As a soloist he played with orchestras such as the Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg,

the Symphonieorchester Ostallgäu, the Camerata Villa Musica, the Oettinger Kammerorchester and the Philharmonisches Orchester Budweis under the baton of conductors like Reinhardt Goebel, Werner Erhardt,

Peter Eötvös and Dietger Holm.

 

Simon Eberle was part of TV-, Radio- and CD- Productions for the BR, SWR, HR and NDR in germany 

aswell as internationally.

 

Furthermore he is devoted to contemporary music and jazz, gaining inspiration by performing compositions and 

world premieres and being in contact with composers and musicians such as Unsuk Chin, Matthias Pintscher, Peter Eötvös, Olga Neuwirth, Gregor Hübner, Markus Stockhausen,Robert Moran, Anders Hillborg, Stephan Braun,Klaus Doldinger, David Gazarov,Frederic Rzewski, Omar Kairat Brett Dean, Anders Hillborg

Helmut Lachenmann and Jörg Widmann.

His baroque music skills developed by performing and getting lessons from specialists like Ton Koopman,

Werner Erhardt, Kristin von der Goltz, Raphael Alpermann, Reinhardt Goebel, Hans-Jürgen Schnoor and Anner Bylsma.

He plays a Jean Baptiste Vuillaume Cello, Mirecourt 1847,

a friendly loan from a private foundation.

© Ursula Klepper

© 2019 by Simon Eberle