Luiz Filipe Coelho

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Luiz Filipe Coelho
Also known as Luíz Fïlíp
Born (1984-11-14)November 14, 1984
Origin Sao Paulo, Brazil
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Violin

Luíz Fïlíp also Luiz Filipe Coelho (born November 14, 1984) is a Brazilian violinist.


He began his musical education at age of 4 at the Escola Fukuda in São Paulo, having as a teacher the violinist Elisa Fukuda. At the age of 12, he won awards in several national competitions in the cities of Juíz de Fora-MG, Piracicaba-SP and Rio de Janeiro-RJ. At age of 16, he received from the São Paulo State Government the Eleazar de Carvalho Prize during the 32nd Winter Festival of Campos do Jordão, and was granted with a scholarship to study abroad. Later on, he received a 4 year scholarship granted by Vitae Foundation to continue his education in Berlin, Germany, where he still lives.

In Berlin was a student of Ulf Wallin at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler ” and later at the Royal College of Stockholm in Sweden. In 2004 was a student of the violinist Zakhar Bron at the College of Music Pitea, Sweden.

From 2005, he studied with the concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israeli violinist Guy Braunstein, at the Universität der Künste Berlin, where he graduated in 2008 with Highest Distinction.

Between the year of 2007 and 2009 he was a member of the Karajan-Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic where he had the opportunity to play with some of the most accomplished conductors like Sir Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Seiji Ozawa and Pierre Boulez.

He received prizes in many international competitions, including the Deutsche Stiftung Hamburg Musikleben being awarded the loan of a rare violin by Storioni Lorenzo, Cremona, 1774, which he plays and develops his career.

He has performed all over the world, in cities like Berlin, Rome, Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Paris (where he had his debut in 2005 at the Louvre Museum).

In 2009, he had the honor of being invited by the German government to perform at Bellevue Palace (the President´s residence in Berlin) in the closure of the official visit of President of Brazil Luis Inacio Lula da Silva to Germany.

Recorded a CD with Bach works with the Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of the conductor Reinhard Goebel. in this recording Filipe was a soloist of the BWV 1043 violin concerto.

He made the first recording of the three Concertos for Violin and Orchestra by the composer Camargo Guarnieri with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lutero Rodrigues, available on DVD.


  • Henry Marteau Competition, Germany, 2002 – Best execution of Mozart’s work [1]
  • 37th Tibor Varga Competition, Switzerland, 2003 – 3rd place - [2]
  • Gerhard-Taschner Competition, Berlin, 2004 – 1st place – [3]
  • Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, 2007-2008 - [4]



  • Brazilian Contemporary Music: Edmundo Villani-Côrtes, Luíz Fïlíp (violin) and Paul Rivinius (piano), Selo Discoteca Oneyda Alvarenga, 2006 DOAMCB03
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Konzert d-Moll für zwei violinen-Brandenburgische Ionzert Nr. 2,3,6. Orchester-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker – Leitung: Reinhard Goebel. Live-Mitschnitt eines Konzertes am 10.02.2008 im Kammermusiksaal der Berliner Philhamonie.


  • Camargo Guarnieri 3 Concertos para Violino e Orquestra – DOAMCB06

OSM Orquestra Sinfônica Municipal de São Paulo

Lutero Rodrigues, conductor

Luíz Fïlíp, soloist

Selo CCSP, 2008

Lua Music 324

  • Festverantalgung zum 150.Geburtstag von Max Planck – Gravado ao vivo na Konzerthaus Berlin Gendarmenmarkt (26.04.2008). Stipendiaten der Orchester-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker e V. Luíz Fïlíp e Simon Roturier (violinos), Robin Hong (viola) Ruslan Vielnsky (violoncelo).

Franz Schubert – Sterichquartet Nr. 13 a-Moll “Rosamunde” (D 804)

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