Still in the early stages of a brilliant career, Nils Mönkemeyer has again and again showcased his artistic brilliance and innovative programming, talent that has brought him international acclaim while igniting an enthusiastic and growing interest in his signature instrument, the viola.
Under exclusive contract with Sony Classical, Mönkemeyer has released five CDs in the past two 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.
Mönkemeyer’s concert career took off at an early stage, during his student days under the tutelage of Harolf Schlichtig at the Hochschule für Musik [...] Read more
Nils will be performing a lot of chamber music this month: after the Bruch Double Concerto in Frankfurt he is on tour with his partners from the "Gassenhauer"-CD, with Maximilian Hornung [...]
ARD International Music Competition
From September 4, Nils is part of the jury in the category Viola at the prestigious ARD Music Competition, held in Munich. For the first rounds there will be ca. 50 participants to listen to - you [...]