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Elias David MONCADO


  • date of birth: 4th of November 2000

  • is a junior student at Interlaken Classics Akademie in Switzerland since 2016, studying with Professor Zakhar Bron. He is currently student of Professor Pierre Amoyal at Mozarteum Salzburg.

  • made his debut at the age of 12 as a soloist with the German Chamber Orchestra Berlin; since then he played with international orchestras such as Philharmonic Orchestra Freiburg, Smetana Philharmonic Orchestra Prague, Polish Philharmonic Orchestra Sopot, Bavarian Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc.

  • currently plays a violin by Antonio Stradivari dated in Cremona from 17th century, loaned by a German foundation

Prizes: “Hindemith” Competition Berlin (2nd Prize), “Lions” Competition Germany (1st Prize), “Andrea Postacchini” Competition Fermo/Italy (2nd Prize, Special Prize for best performance of a piece from 19th-21st century, Special Prize for the best German participant of the entire competition)


First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata for Solo Violin in G minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major K. 216

Paganini Caprice no. 2

Second Round

Schubert Rondo Brillant in B minor op. 70 D 895

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Lutosławski Subito for Violin and Piano


Debussy Sonata in G minor L148

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in F minor op. 6

Saint-Saëns Caprice d’apres l’Etude en forme de valse op. 52


Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major op. 35