History Of A City

Recorded November 2016

“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 past, Mon-Puo and Han-Wen Jennifer Yu deliver a heartfelt performance of Yuri Shaporin’s ‘There Is More Than One Way’. Make sure to watch the 2nd part of our tribute to Berlin as well.

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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.