Tag Archives: Jesús Castro-Balbi

An Unexpected Honor

At 35 one does not think about one’s legacy, relevance or achievements. At 35 one is fully invested in one’s present while at the same time trying to build a future. It’s a time of transition, a time when one … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle

Mark your calendars, because the spring of 2015 is going to see the release, on Harmonia Mundi, of the first album dedicated entirely to my orchestral works.  The pieces included are Perú Negro, Lord of the Air, Synesthésie and América … Continue reading

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World Premiere²

March 7, 2013, a date that will remain in my memory for the years to come. In it I happened to have not only one but two world premieres. “Ccantu”, for solo piano was performed by 18-year-old pianist Priscila Navarro … Continue reading

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