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 & freitag artists
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 [...]