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Aldo López-Gavilán

Conservatory Convocation Series

Join us for a conversation with Artist-in-Residence Aldo López-Gavilán, a Cuban pianist and composer who excels in both the classical and jazz worlds.

This residency is generously provided by Mr. Gordon and Mrs. Agnes ’76 Dover.

About Aldo López-Gavilán

Praised for his “dazzling technique and rhythmic fire” in the Seattle Times and dubbed a “formidable virtuoso” by The Times (London), Cuban pianist and composer Aldo López-Gavilán excels in both the classical and jazz worlds as a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber-music collaborator, and performer of his own electrifying jazz compositions.

He has appeared in such prestigious concert halls as the Amadeo Roldán (Cuba), Teresa Carreño (Venezuela), Bellas Artes (Mexico), Carnegie Hall and Jordan Hall (U.S.), Royal Festival Hall (U.K.), Nybrokajen 11 (Sweden), The Hall of Music (Russia), and Duc de Lombard et Petit Journal Montparnasse (France), as well as venues in Canada, Santo Domingo, Colombia, Spain, Greece, Hong Kong, Burkina Faso, Germany, and Austria.

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Photo credit: Jose V. Gavilondo