Cuban Composer Julián Orbón

May 27, 2023, 7:00 pm

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Jason Vieaux (Photo: Tyler Boye)

Born in Spain, Julián Orbón lived and composed in Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and the United States of America. Aaron Copland referred to Orbón as “Cuba’s most gifted composer of his generation.” We will share some of his most beloved music including his Preludio and Danza for guitar.


Danzas sinfónicas, by Julián Orbón
Asturias Symphony Orchestra; Maximiano Valdés, conductor

Prelude y danza, by Julián Orbón
Jason Vieaux, guitar

Concerto grosso, by Julián Orbón
Alexandre Vassiliev, violin; Hector Corpus Aguilar, violin; Oleg Lev, viola; Vladimir Atapin, cello; Asturias Symphony Orchestra; Maximiano Valdés, conductor

Tres cantigas del rey: Cantigua No. 65, by Julián Orbón
Solistas de Mexico; Julianne Baird, soprano; Rafael Puyana, harpsichord; Eduardo Mata, conductor