Cervelló, Jordi (*1935)

Cervelló, Jordi (*1935)

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Jordi Cervelló was born in Barcelona on October 1935. When he was only six years old he started studying violin with the maestro Rosa García Faria and Joan Massià. Afterwards he started studying virtuosity with Franco Tufari in Milan and with Eugen Prokop. Furthermore, he took part in the Sienna and Salzburg violin interpretation classes, and studied composition with Josep M. Roma.
He is one of the composers who appear in the “Dècada de Compositors Catalans” (Catalan Composers Decade) of the VIIIth International Music Festival of Barcelona in 1970. He has been awarded the Ciutat de Barcelona Price (1973) for his work Seqüències sobre una mort (Sequences on a death), and the first Price of the Ministry of Education and Science for Biogénesis (1976). He has received assignments from the International Contest Arthur Rubinstein of Israel (1974), from the General Music Commissioner’s Office (1975), from the Orchestra City of Barcelona (1982) and OBC (2002) , from the cultural Olympiad of Barcelona (1991), from the Andorra Government (1997), etc.
His works are known in many European cities, in the United States, in Mexico, Colombia and Israel, and they have been played by orchestral groups such as the Orchestra City of Barcelona, the Symphonic Orchestra of RTVE (Radio and Television of Spain), the National Orchestra of Spain, the University of Ohio Orchestra, the Israel Radio Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bogota, the Philarminic of Buenos Aires, the Symphonic Orchestra of Tenerife, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, etc.
Among the chamber orchestras that have played his works we would like to point out The Classic Chamber Orchestra of New York, the Young Israel Strings, the Dutch Chamber Orchestra, the Virtuosi of Moscow and the Camerata of St. Petersburg, the Camerata Lysy Gstaad of Switzerland, the Pro Art Orchestra of Lodz (Poland), the Chamber Orchestra of Rouen (France) and the English Chamber Orchestra.

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