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Juan Sebastian Delgado

 

Overview

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Biography

Recognized for his expressive performances, young Argentinean cellist Juan Sebastian Delgado is currently finishing Doctoral studies at McGill University with Matt Haimovitz focusing on contemporary music and Nuevo Tango.

 

Interested on new music, improvisation and multidisciplinary collaborations, Juan Sebastian has conducted a variety of projects on international stages in 20 different countries. Recent highlights include performing at the International Chamber music Festival of Monteleon in Spain (2016), teaching in Colombia as a winner of the McBurney Fellowship, guest cellist at Artes Vertentes Festival in Brazil, teaching at El Sistema Armenia in Yerevan, concerts in Italy with the International Italian Orchestra, tour as a principal cellist of the YOA Orchestra of the Americas, solo recitals at Miami University, the Argentinean Consulate in NYC and in Nimes, Lyon and Paris (France).

 

Juan Sebastian recently premiered “Pajaro contra el borde de la noche” for solo cello, ensamble and electronics by composer Luis Naon (2017), “Cinco Tangos Apocrifos” for cello and string orchestra by Jorge Bosso (2016) and Mientras, antes…for cello and piano by Gustavo Beytelmann (ex pianist of Piazzolla).

Skillset

Spoken languages
Spanish, English, French and Italian
Written languages
Spanish, English, French and Italian
Education/Training
McGill University (Montreal), The Boston Conservatory (Boston) and The United World College of the Adriatic (Italy)
Inspirations
Nature, all forms of Arts, people's life journeys.