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Simon  Eberle is currently Solo Cellist (temporary contract) at the State Orchestra in Munich at Gärtnerplatz.

In the same orchestra he has a permanent position

as tutti cellist since three seasons.

Currently he is also finishing his master degree with

Jens Peter Maintz at the „Universität der Künste“ in Berlin.

Before he was part of the Karajan Academy of the

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and 

temporarily of the Munich Philharmonic orchestra. 

Since 2008 he had studied with Wen-Sinn Yang in Munich and Troels Svane in Lübeck. 


He developed his musical personality by taking part in masterclasses held by among others Frans Helmerson, David Geringas, Wolfgang Boettcher, Natalia Gutman,

Jian Wang,Ferenc Rados and Gary Hoffmann

at the Kronberg Academy.

In addition he was given chamber music tuition by

Tabea Zimmermann, Pamela Frank, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, 

Peter Philipp Staemmler (Armida Quartet), Tim Vogler

(Vogler Quartet) and Heime Müller (Artemis Quartet).


Simon Eberle was 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.

Simon Eberle won several prizes

in the following competitions:

In 2021 he won the 1. Grand Prix and the Mahler Prize

at the 3rd Gustav Mahler Cello Competition in Prag.

At the 5th Manhattan International Music Competition 2020 he was awarded the Golden Medal.

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.

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



He has been invited to play in festivals like the

Verbier Festival Solo Academy, the Heidelberger Frühling, the Schleswig- Holstein Musikfestival, the Zermatt Festival, the Moritzburg Festival, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Easter Festival in Baden Baden, 

the Festival Aix en Provence, the Schwetzingen SWR Festspiele and the Mozartfest Würzburg and played several times in the lunch concerts of the Berliner Philharmoniker.

His chamber music partners include personalities like Viviane Hagener, Igor Levit, Pekka Kuusisto, Gustav Frielinghaus, Carolin Widmann, Marc Bouchkov,

Fabian Müller, Kalle Randalu, Suyeon Kim,

Ning Feng,  Edicson Ruiz and Veronika Eberle.


Simon Eberle was gaining orchestra experience in various  professional orchestras like the Hamburger Camerata,

the Münchner Kammerorchester, the Munich Rundfunkorchester, the HR Symphony Orchestra, 

the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and

the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

In the season 2015/16 he was part of the

NDR Elbphilharmonieorchester Hamburg as an academist. 

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.


Simon Eberle was part of TV-, Radio- and CD- Productions for the BR, SWR, HR, NDR and the DCH of the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra in Germany as well 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 Matthias Pintscher, Helmut Lachenmann, 

Unsuk Chin, Olga Neuwirth, Peter Eötvös,

Markus Stockhausen, Anders Hillborg, Frederic Rzewski, Brett Dean, Anders Hillborg and Jörg Widmann.

Baroque music skills he developed by performing and getting lessons from specialists like Ton Koopman,

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


He plays a Jean Baptiste Vuillaume Cello, Mirecourt 1847, a friendly loan from a private foundation.

© Ursula Klepper

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