The Strad Magazine has published Nils’ exercises for bow technique in their print edition (paywall article), you can see an excerpt HERE.
Nils also just appeared at NDR TV in the broadcast “DAS!”, where he was talking about the challenges during the lockdown, his new language skills, his connection to jazz and many more topics. You can watch the video til the 20th of May.
Joachim Mischke from the Hamburger Abendblatt also interviewed him for their classical music podcast. Listen or read it HERE. (both in German)
On his new CD, Nils Mönkemeyer and the ensemble l´arte del mondo are combining Paganini’s Sonata per la Grand ‘Viola with arrangements of cello and bassoon concertos by Antonio Vivaldi and “L’arte del arco” by Giuseppe Tartini. Several world premiere recordings with works by Alessandro Rolla complete the italian baroque compilation. The release date is March 5, the recording is a co-production with WDR Radio Cologne and Sony Classical.
Nils Mönkemeyer will be Artist in Residence at the Schwetzinger Festspiele 2021 and at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. In Schwetzingen he will perform three concerts and in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern he will play as soloist and chamber musician 25 concerts altogether.