Gabrielle Shek



Started playing the violin at the age of 4, in San Francisco. She graduated from Yale University and continued her studies at New England Conservatory in Boston. As a winner of Beebe Fund scholarship, she studied in London with David Takeno.
She played chamber music with Martha Argerich, Alexander Lonquich, Sonig Tchakerian, Renaud Capuçon, Misha Maisky, Mario Brunello, Enrico Dindo, Danilo Rossi and Enrico Bronzi.
As a member of Tonhalle Orchestra and the Opera Orchestra in Zurich, she played with great conductors – Leonard Bernstein, Bernard Haitink, Seiji Ozawa, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Franz Welser-Möst, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Georg Solti, Claudio Abbado, Simon Rattle, Mariss Jansons and Frans Brüggen.
In Italy, Gabrielle played with Orchestra da Camera Lorenzo da Ponte, orchestra Mozart, La Fenice orchestra and the Chamber orchestra of Padua and Veneto.
Currently she collaborates as a guest with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and is leader and co-founder of SŌNO, a chamber ensemble specializing in repertoire from Bach to the Classic period.