Nils Mönkemeyer

- viola -



Artistic brilliance and innovative programs is the trademark, with which Nils Mönkemeyer has distinguished himself within a short time as one of the “most successful international violist” (Harald Eggebrecht, Süddeutsche Zeitung), while igniting an enthusiastic and growing interest in his signature instrument, the viola.

Under exclusive contract with Sony Classical, Mönkemeyer has released several CDs in the past years, garnering both critical praise and prestigious awards. All of his recordings have risen to the top echelons of the German classical music charts. Mönkemeyer has attempted to trace the milestones of the viola in these albums, from his discovery and premier recordings of original 18th century manuscripts, through to modern pieces and his own transcriptions.

Nils Mönkemeyer received numerous awards worldwide, including the first prize at the International Yuri Bashmet Viola [...] Read more


New CD with Spanish music

Nils Mönkemeyer has released on August 15 his 6th album with Sony Classical - "Barroco Espanol" includes his favourite works by spanish composers of the 17th/18th century (Antonio [...] Read more

Nils Mönkemeyer & freitag artists

From June 2014 on, Nils is represented by the agency freitag artists (based in Frankfurt). Please find the details under Contact. [...] Read more

Concerts and Masterclass in March

Nils will perform on March 3 & 4 with the "recreation" Orchestra in Graz two concerts with the virtuoso piece "Sonata per Gran Viola" by Nicoló Paganini.
After that he [...] Read more


Recital with William Youn

Tuesday, 14th July 2015
Location: Hamm
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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival

Friday, 17th July 2015
Location: Klütz
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Recital with William Youn

Saturday, 18th July 2015
Location: Kaisheim
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