Leonel Morales

PIANO

MUSIESPAÑA

BIO

 

Born in Cuba, Leonel Morales currently holds Spanish nationality and lives in Spain since 1991. He has been awarded in the most important international piano competitions, like the William Kapell, Vianna da Motta, Corea, Sydney, Oporto, or the Fundación Guerrero Prize.

He has demonstrated his expressivity and virtuosity at his frequent apparitions around Europe, Asia, America and Oceania.

As well as playing with some of the most important Spanish orchestras, Leonel Morales has collaborated with prestigious international orchestras such as the Hamburger Symphoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker Virtuosos, Frankfurt-Oder Orchester, or the Orquesta Nacional de la RAI in Turin, amongst many others.

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He has also worked under the baton of the most renowned Spanish conductors and some international conductors, like Michael Jurowski, George Pehlivanian, Adrian Leaper, Marzio Conti, or Antoni Wit.

In 2008, he was awarded the Tasto D’Argento de Italia Prize, “for his consolidated international career, making a special mention to his successful tour in twenty three of the best concert halls in U.S.A.” The main North American critics say he accomplished a notable success in this tour, where he interpreted the Number 1 Concerto by Tchaikovsky and the Third Concerto by Rachmaninov, with the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, under the conduction of Enrique Bátiz. He later toured around the United States, leaving some critics such as the one published by the Washington Post after a concert he played with Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and the Orquesta Nacional de España: “extraordinary interpretation and power”.

Leonel Morales is regular jury at the most important international competitions, such as the Concurso Chopin de Roma, Città de Marsalla, Mendelssohn, Andorra, Fundación Guerrero, Oporto, etc. He is also the jury’s president at the International Piano Competition called “Compositores de España”, held annually in Madrid.

His labor as a pedagogue has been equally acclaimed, and has consequently imparted master classes at the Salzburg Mozarteum, at the Florida University’s Steinway Festival and at Houston University.

He has recorded for several labels, and has been awarded repeatedly for them, like when he obtained the Ritmo Prize for the best CD in 1994 (playing the Concierto Breve by Montsalvatge, with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid and the Maestro Antoni Ros Marbá).

He is currently head of the Piano department at the Conservatorio Superior de Castellón.

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Leonel Morales: important concerts in the United States in the coming weeks

After the February 25 recital in the Hotchkiss concert series in Connecticut, the pianist Leonel Morales will perform Chopin’s Concerto No. 2 with the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (Denver, March 5), Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 3 with the Lamont Symphony Orchestra (Lamont, March 8), Prokofiev’s Concerto No. 3 and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra (Lafayette, April 8) and again Prokofiev’s Concerto No. 3 with the Riverside Symphone (Lambertville, April 24)

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Federico Jusid brings Film Music in MUSIESPAÑA

La actividad del pianista Leonel Morales durante la última temporada ha sido especialmente intensa. Gran especialista en el repertorio beethoveniano –con especial mención a las 32 sonatas para piano-, así como en la obra completa de Rachmaninov y Chopin, el pianista...

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