Elias David Moncado

21 years old, Germany, Munich
Elias is a young violinist of German-Spanish-Malaysian descent. At the age of 4 he began studying violin with Keiko Skib and Professor Rainer Kussmaul at the Pflugerstiftung in Freiburg. Atthe age of 7, he became a junior student with Prof. Latica Honda-Rosenberg at the Hochschule fur Musik Frei burg and later at the Julius-Stern-lnstitut of Universitat der Kunste Berlin. He was a junior student of Prof. Zakhar Bron since January 2016 at the Interlaken Classics Akademie. He is currently a student at the Universitat Mozarteum Salzburg with Prof. Pierre Amoyal. At the age of 6, he won the I prize with top honors at ''.Jug end Musiziert" for solo violin. At the age of 10 he was the youngest ever recipient of the Europaischer Hoffnungspreis in the history of the European Cultural Foundation Pro Europa. At the age of 12, he made his debut at the Berliner Philharmonie with the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin. At the age of 15, he gave his debut in the USA. He is a scholarship holder of the Freunde Junger Musiker Berlin, Internationale Musikakademie Liechtenstein, Bernbeck-Stiftung, Jurgen Ponto Stiftung and Gen Re. As a prizewinner and scholarship holder of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben Hamburg, he plays a violin by Giambattista Rogeri of Brescia (around 1700). 

Laureate of the I prize and 10 special prizes of the International V.I. Karol Lipinski in Poland, laureate of the VII International Violin Competition in Sendai (Japan); major prize-winner International competitions such as Paul-Hindemith-Wettbewerb Berlin, Concours Flame Paris, "Young Paganini" Legnica, Poland, Telemann-Wettbewerb Poznan, Poland, Louis-Spohr-Wettbewerb Weimar, Concorso Postacchini Fermo, Lions-Musikpreis Deutschland and Concours International de l'Orchestre du Maroc. 

He was a soloist of numerous orchestras like Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, hr-Symphonieorchester, Philharmonic Orchestras of Freiburg and Heidelberg, Philharmonie BadenBaden, Zagreber Solisten, Penang Symphony Orchestra Malaysia, Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc, Polnische Kammerphilharmonie Sopot, Torun Symphony Orchestra Poland, Wroclaw Opera Philharmonic Orchestra, MAV Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Yamagata Symphony Orchestra Japan and Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra Japan with conductors such as Fabrice Ballon, Johannes Knapp, Wolfgang Trammer, Wojciech Rajski, Christoph Wyneken, Olivier Holt, Gabriel Adorjan, Mariusz Smolij, Ken Takaseki, Nicolas Pasquet, Bassem Akiki, Mirostaw Jacek Btaszczyk, Istvan Denes and Elias Grandy.


  • J.S. Bach. Preludio from Partita for solo violin №3 in E major BWV 1006
  • N. Paganini. Caprice No. 2 op. 1
  • W.-A. Mozart. Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major KV 218, Part I (Cadenza by Elias David Moncada)

  • J. Brahms. Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano in A major op. 100
  • E. Chausson. Poeme op. 25
  • C. Saint-Saens. Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor op. 28

  • P.I. Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35