Elias David


one of the biggest talents of his generation” – Anne-Sophie Mutter

23-year-old German-Spanish-Malaysian violinist Elias David Moncado is scholarship holder of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Stiftung since 2023.

He is the youngest ever winner of the 1st grand prize as well as 10 special prizes at the International Karol Lipinski Violin Competition 2019 in Poland.
Elias won the 1st prize at the Int. Valsesia Musica 2021 as well as the 1st prize at the Int. Vladimir Spivakov Competition 2021.
In addition, he is the youngest prizewinner of the 7th International Sendai Violin Competition 2019 in Japan.

Furthermore, he is a prizewinner of international competitions such as Louis-Spohr in Weimar, Concorso Postacchini Fermo and Concours International de l’Orchestre du Maroc.

In 2023, three tours with Anne-Sophie Mutter and „Mutter´s Virtuosi“ took him to Iceland, USA, Canada and throughout Europe, where he performed as a soloist next to Mutter at venues like
Golden Hall of Musikverein Wien, Berliner Philharmonie, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Philharmonie Luxemburg, Roy Thomson Hall Toronto, Knight Concert Hall Miami, Kravis Center West Palm Beach, Palacio de Festivales Santander as well as Lucerne Festival.

In November 2023, he was on tour as a soloist with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto under the baton of Sascha Goetzel and Nayden Todorov in Bulgaria, Austria and Germany, where he gave his debuts at the Großer Saal of Wiener Konzerthaus (Recording by Medici TV), Beethovensaal at Liederhalle Stuttgart and Kurhaus Wiesbaden (Rheingau Musikfestival), amongst others.

Further musical highlights in his young solo-career are his concerts as a debut artist at Nikolaisaal Potsdam from 2020-2022, as well as his debuts 2022 at Meguro Persimmon Hall Tokio and Hitachi Systems Hall Sendai.

Elias David Moncado was a soloist of numerous orchestras like Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonie Baden-Baden, Göttinger Symphonieorchester, Brandenburger Symphoniker, Freiburger Philharmoniker,
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, MAV Budapest Symphony Orchestra and Wroclaw Opera Symphony Orchestra.

He performed with conductors such as Vladimir Spivakov, Ken Takaseki, Fabrice Bollon, Nicolás Pasquet, Heiko Mathias Förster and Ryusuke Numajiri.

As a soloist he played at festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Kissinger Musiksommer, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Mozartfestival Schloss Schwetzingen, Rhein-Ruhr Festival Recklinghausen and as a chamber musician at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival.

He appeared on rbb Berlin, WDR Köln, France Musique, France 3, WQXR Radio New York, SWR2 and BR Klassik.

His highly critical acclaimed Debut-CD was released 2022 with Avi-Music with works by Hindemith, Poulenc and Bartók .

He studied with Prof. Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Prof. Zakhar Bron and Prof. Pierre Amoyal at the Julius-Stern-Institut of UdK Berlin and at the University Mozarteum Salzburg.

Elias David Moncado is studying as a young soloist at the Kronberg Academy with Prof. Mihaela Martin since autumn 2023. These studies are funded by the Benno und Ursula Stork-Wersborg-Patronage.

He receives further musical inspiration from Prof. Ana Chumachenco, Prof. Yuzuko Horigome, Prof. Ingolf Turban, Prof. Ettore Causa, Prof. Maxim Vengerov and Prof. Reinhard Goebel.

He is a scholarship holder of the Freunde Junger Musiker Berlin, Internationale Musikakademie Liechtenstein, Bernbeck-Stiftung, Gerd-Bucerius-Stiftung, Kulturstiftung Baden-Württemberg, Jürgen 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) as well as a G.B. Guadagnini, Turin c. 1771 by the Art Foundation Bambarone.