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LOVE & DEATH ALBUM
"One of the most prominent pianists in Mexico and a national treasure, to judge by his phenomenal technique."
-Huntley Dent for Fanfare, U.K.
"His new album is fascinating... it's all first class playing."
David Dubal, author of The Art of the Piano
"One of the most entertaining recitals in memory..."
Huntley Dent for Fanfare, U.K.
"Throughout this intense recital, Abdiel Vázquez manifests himself as a fascinating pianist."
Jaime Pantín for Codalario, Spain
"That it all works so perfectly is a testament... to Vázquez’s intelligence as a musician."
Colin Clarke for Fanfare, U.S.A.
"I was impressed by Vázquez’s thunderous commitment."
Brian Reinhart for MusicWeb International, U.K.
"Pianist and conductor Abdiel Vázquez... was equal to the challenge, dispatching its difficulties with aplomb and panache. His playing manifested improvisational freedom, sonorous climaxes, and formidable octaves."
-Michael Sherwin for The Epoch Times, New York
" I am compelled to reiterate, without any shame, that in Abdiel we have the greatest Mexican pianist, ever."
Lázaro Azar for Reforma, Mexico City [Samuel Barber Piano Concerto]
"Abdiel Vázquez left everything on the stage."
Yohan Uribe for El Siglo de Torreón [Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 and Symphony No. 8]
"The concert pianist played wonderfully with captivating subtlety."
Notimex for La Crónica, Mexico City [Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 4]
"A concert... so electrifying, I couldn't sleep that night from excitement."
Lázaro Azaro for Reforma, Mexico City [Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini]
"Vázquez's work was considered one of the most memorable in all this orchestra's seasons."
Editorial for Noroeste, Culiacán [Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini]
"Thank you Abdiel, for your excellent performance."
Roldán Peniche for Por Esto, Mérida [Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2]
Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde
With Joshua Dennis, tenor, and Michael Chioldi, Baritone
Blanco y Negro International Piano Festival
Auditorio Blas Galindo
August 12 and 13
Mozart's The Magic Flute
Guest conductor - Abdiel Vazquez
Manhattan Opera Studio
Di Capo Opera Theater
New York, NY
Solo recital - piano transcriptions of operas by Wagner and Verdi
Seminario de la Cultura Mexicana
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