Ioana C. Goicea

Violin

Iona Cristina Goicea Website
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Ioana Cristina Goicea played wonderfully […]. She is a true artist, and that is what matters. She has potential to become a star […]” – Vadim Repin

English version

Ioana Cristina Goicea is een van de meest beloftevolle violistes van haar generatie. Ze won de 1e prijs in 2017 op de Michael Hill International Violin Competition in Nieuw Zeeland, waar critici haar gepassioneerde prestatie omschreven als “een nieuwe ster aan het muzikale firmament”. In 2018 won ze de 1e prijs bij de Deutsche Musikwettbewerb in Bonn en was ze laureate bij de International Violin Competition in Indianapolis. In 2019 was ze laureate en prijswinnares bij de prestigieuze Koningin Elisabeth Wedstrijd in Brussel.

In oktober 2020 werd ze, op 27-jarige leeftijd, benoemd tot hoogleraar viool aan de gerenommeerde Universiteit voor Muziek en Podiumkunsten in Wenen.

Ioana trad op in bekende concerthuizen en festivals in Europa, Azië, Amerika, Nieuw Zeeland en Australië, waaronder het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, St Martin-in-the-Fields in Londen, Bozar in Brussel, het Melbourne Recital Centre, de Koningin Elisabethzaal in Antwerpen, Konzerthaus Freiburg, Concert Hall Shanghai, Athenaeum Bucharest, Townhall Auckland en de Slovak Philharmonic Bratislava.

Als soliste trad ze op met het Belgisch Nationaal Orkest, de Nürnberger Symphoniker, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Staatskapelle Halle, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, the Auckland Philharmonia, the Indianapolis Symphony, the George Enescu Philharmonic Bucharest, the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, the National Radio Orchestra Bucharest, the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, en de Baden-Baden Philharmonic.

Naast haar carrière als soliste is zij ook een begeesterde kamermuziekante. In 2015 won ze samen met de pianist Andrei Banciu de 2e prijs en de Young Duo Prijs op de International Competition “Premio Trio di Trieste”. In 2016 maakte ze deel uit van de Chamber Music Academy van het Heidelberger Frühlings Festival. In 2017 werd ze uitgenodigd op het Hitzacher Festival en Academie, en in 2018 nam ze deel aan de prestigieuze Verbier Festival Academie.

Ioana Cristina Goicea werd in 1992 geboren in een muzikale familie. Ze studeerde bij Krzysztof Wegrzyn aan de Hochschule für Musik in Hannover. Daarvoor studeerde ze bij Mariana Sîrbu  in Leipzig en bij Petru Munteanu in Rostock.

Ioana kreeg een viool van Giambattista Guadagnini (Parma, 1761) in bruikleen, een instrument dat eigendom is van het German Music Instrument Fund in Hamburg (Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben).


Ioana Cristina Goicea played wonderfully […]. She is a true artist, and that is what matters. She has potential to become a star […]” – Vadim Repin

Ioana Cristina Goicea is one of the outstanding violinists of her generation. She won First Prize at the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition in New Zealand, with critics praising her passionate performance and describing her as “a new star in the musical firmament.” In 2018 she won First Prize at the German Music Competition in Bonn and was a laureate of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. In 2019 she became a prize winner of the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. She is also the winner of the J. Brahms International Competition (2013) and laureate of the ”Fritz Kreisler” International Violin Competition Vienna (2014)

In October 2020, at the age of 27 she has been appointed violin professor at the renowned University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.

Ms. Goicea has performed at renowned venues worldwide, among them the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, St Martin-in-the-Fields London, the Melbourne Recital Centre, Bozar Brussels, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg, the Queen Elisabeth Hall Antwerp, the Shanghai Concert Hall, the Athenaeum Bucharest, the Townhall Auckland, the Slovak Philharmonic Bratislava, Konzerthaus Freiburg.

She performed as a soloist with the Belgian National Orchestra, Nürnberger Symphoniker, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Staatskapelle Halle, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, the Auckland Philharmonia, the Indianapolis Symphony, the George Enescu Philharmonic Bucharest, the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, the National Radio Orchestra Bucharest, the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, and the Baden-Baden Philharmonic.

As an avid chamber musician, she performed at renowned chamber music festivals and academies:  the Verbier Academy, Hitzacker Festival and Academy and the Heidelberger Frühling Academy. In 2015, together with pianist Andrei Banciu, she won the Second Prize and the Young Duo Award at the International Competition “Premio Trio di Trieste” in Trieste, Italy.

Ioana Cristina Goicea was born into a family of musicians in Bucharest in 1992. She is studying with Krzysztof Węgrzyn at the Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media. She previously studied with Mariana Sîrbu (Leipzig) and with Petru Munteanu (Rostock).

Ioana Cristina Goicea plays a Giambattista Guadagnini violin (Parma, 1761) generously loaned to her by the German Music Instrument Fund in Hamburg (Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben).