Ioana Cristina Goicea



Ioana Cristina Goicea participates in the prestigious Shanghai International Arts Festival. (Oct 2017)

Duo Goicea/Banciu will be performing at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam and the Bratislava Philharmonic as part of the prestigious New Masters on Tour concert series. The session will be live broadcasted on AVROTROS Radio. (Oct 2017)

Ioana Cristina Goicea has been awarded the 2017 Carl-Flesch-Prize during this year's Carl-Flesch-Academy, Baden-Baden, Germany. (July 2017)

Ioana Cristina Goicea has been awarded 1st Prize in the 2017 edition of the renowned Michael Hill International Violin Competition. (Jun 2017)


"It was clear from the passionate fiery first cadenza the Romanian violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea was the winner of this year’s Michael Hill International Violin Competition. [...]. This was brave showmanship and revealed a new star in the musical firmament. - New Business Review, Auckland

"With her explosive temperament and a mastery that could defy today's greatest violinists, Ioana Cristina Goicea revealed nothing short of ingenuity. The strikingly confident soloist brought the house down, when her bow transformed Tchaikovsky's D major concerto into a pulsating, exhilarating listening experience." - Badisches Tagblatt, Baden-Baden

„On her Guadagnini violin, Goicea unleashes emotions of elementary power, even her quivering piano carries a boisterous energy.” - Südkurier

"Ioana Cristina Goicea is one to watch" - Sir Michael Hill, Otago Daily Times, New Zealand

"Romanian Ioana Cristina Goicea was one of the best in terms of projection and musicianly involvement" - William Dart, The New Zealand Herald

“A powerful, dynamic, highly virtuoso Paganini of the romanian violinist, who completely immersed in the climate of the famous work, vigorous and intelligent” - L’