“Directly from Peru, Jorge de la Cruz plays the best Spanish guitar melodies”
Bachelor of Musical Arts at the National University of Arts (UNA- Argentina) with a specialization in guitar, where he studied with Mtro. Xavier Brave. He is studying the Master of Classical and Contemporary Music at the Conservatori Liceu (Barcelona), in the chair of Mtro. Guillem Perez-Quer.
He has played in various venues in Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Brazil, France, Spain and Brazil such as Usina del Arte, Centro Cultural Kirchner, Teatro Guaraní, among others. He has premiered works by composers Javier Bravo, Fernando Rovetta, William Lentz, Huayma Tulian, among others, for solo guitar, as well as a member of chamber ensembles. He performed as soloist the concerto in D Major for guitar and string orchestra Rv. 93, and the Rev. 532 for two mandolins (guitars) and orchestra by Antonio Vivaldi together with the Amadeus orchestra, conducted by Alfredo Corral. He has participated in the contemporary music ensemble of Santiago Santero. He is part of the Barcelona guitar orchestra directed by Sergi Vicente.
He received the second prize in the I Concurs de Guitarra dels Pirineus (Andorra La Vella, 2021), third prize in the Eduardo Fabini Contest (Uruguay, 2017) and second prize in the I DAMUS – DIMA Guitar Contest (Buenos Aires, 2016). As a member of chamber music ensembles, he won first prize at the II National Chamber Music Competition of DAMUS (2015). First prize in the guitar ensemble contest at the Eduardo Fabini international contest (2017).
He was selected in the Buenos Aires Notable Bars contest to participate in the series of concerts at Notable Bars (2019). In 2017 he was selected by the INAMU for a regional subsidy with which he recorded the album “Juryo” of music for two Latin American guitars for two guitars. He participated as an active student in master classes with Pablo Márquez, Àlex Garrobé, Jordi Mora, Eduardo Fernandez, Paulo Inda, Anabel Montesinos, Carlos Perez, Daniel Wolf, Stanimir Todorov, among others.