"She captivates us with her "tremendous temperament, huge musicality and breathtaking instrumental technique" (Kölner Stadtanzeiger).

"She offers us "exciting expressiveness in rich colours" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung).

The Nordbayerischer Kurier finds her "the absolute apogee of mellifluous and feminine feeling for sound", even a "singing swan of the cello".

Especially prized by the music press and audiences the world over is Joanna's bewitching power of expression, which she exemplifies in all musical styles. Hand in hand with this goes her love of experimentation, demonstrated by her broad-minded approach to playing in the most varied of instrumental combinations.

"For me, playing the cello means expressing something which usually can't be communicated with words alone. It's a question of getting involved in this 'musical conversation' in all its rich nuances."

This is how Joanna describes her philosophy, which has influenced her career right from the start…

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