ABDIEL VÁZQUEZ, pianist and conductor, has performed more than 100 concerts as soloist with orchestra throughout Mexico and in the U.S., Europe, and South America.
Major cultural capitals such as New York (Carnegie Hall), Chicago, Paris, Madrid, London (Guildhall), Tokyo, Shanghai, Buenos Aires (Teatro Colón), Lima (Gran Teatro Nacional), Bogotá, Caracas (Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra), Mexico City (Palacio de Bellas Artes), and Guanajuato (International Cervantino Festival), have seen him as soloist, conductor, recitalist, and collaborator.
His most recent album with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra and music by Juan Pablo Contreras, “Mariachitlán”, was released by Universal Music in 2019 and received a Latin GRAMMY® nomination in the category of Best Arrangement.
"His new album is fascinating... it's all first class playing."
- David Dubal, pianist, teacher at the Juilliard School, author of The Art of the Piano and Evenings with Horowitz, host of the radio show The Piano Matters, WWFM New York
“One of the most entertaining recitals in memory... Vázquez, one of the most prominent pianists in Mexico (and a national treasure to judge by his phenomenal technique), has a gift for warmth that wins the listener over.”
- Huntley Dent for Fanfare Magazine, USA
"Throughout this intense recital, Abdiel Vazquez manifests himself as a fascinating pianist."
- F. Jaime Pantin for Codalario Magazine, Spain
"I was impressed by Vázquez’s thunderous commitment."
Brian Reinhart for MusicWeb International, United Kingdom