ABDIEL VÁZQUEZ has performed as a piano soloist with all the major orchestras in Mexico and both as pianist and conductor in stages in Europe, Asia, North America, and South America. He has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, Guildhall in London, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra in Caracas, Gran Teatro Nacional in Lima, and Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City.
He is the First Prize winner of The World Competition, of New York's Shining Stars Debut Series, and of WPTA Argentina International Piano Competition. In Mexico, he received the President’s National Youth Award and won the most important piano competitions.
His most recent recording as soloist with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra and music by Juan Pablo Contreras was released by Universal Music and has been nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2019.
"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