Mon-Puo

Mon-Puo was born in Madrid (Spain) in December of 1993 into an artistic Taiwanese family and soon started to play the cello. He became a student at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía with Professor Natalia Shakhovskaya and Ivan Monighetti. As an international competition prizewinning cellist he won First Prize at the VII International Competition Karl Davydov, top prize in the Brahms Competition, first prize in the International Pedro Bote Competition, first prize and the special OSPA prize in the international cello competition of Llanes (Asturias). Visit Mon-Puo's website to read his full biography.

Apreggione Sonata | Allegro Moderato

Back in November 2016 we recorded this Sonata with Mon-Puo Lee and Han-Wen Jennifer Yu. Schubert wrote this piece in 1824 for the today's...

A Cultural City

This is the 2nd and last part of our tribute to Berlin. Set to Scherzo from 5 Pieces for Cello and Piano by Yuri...

History Of A City

"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before." - Leonard Bernstein. While remembering Berlin's...

A Growing Love Of Music

Mon-Puo is of Taiwanese descent, was born and raised in Spain and currently studies in Berlin. He tells us about the exact moment his...

With Mon-Puo

As a teen, cellist Mon-Puo became captivated by the Sonata for Cello Solo by György Ligeti. After a few years he was advanced enough...