Puerto Rican Composer Ernesto Cordero

May 5, 2024, 10:00 pm

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Guitarist and composer Ernesto Cordero was born in New York in 1946. He studied in Puerto Rico, Spain, Italy and the US. And he has become one of the most important voices among Puerto Rican composers. We will feature his vocal and orchestral work Estampas Criollas as well as a guitar concerto.


Estampas Criollas, by Ernesto Cordero
Joel Prieto, Welmo Romero, vocal soloists; Sinfonieta Puertorriqueña; Orfeón San Juan Bautista; Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Tres Cantigas Negras, Canto Negroriano, Danza del Cimarrón, and Elegia Negra, by Ernesto Cordero
Alexander-Sergei Ramirez, guitar

Concierto Festivo, by Ernesto Cordero
Pepe Romero, guitar; I Solisti di Zagreb