ABDIEL VÁZQUEZ is a New York based conductor, pianist, and vocal coach. Mr. Vázquez is a Steinway Artist; Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra La Súper in his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico; and Founder and Artistic Director of the Vincerò Academy and the International Music Theatre Academy. In Mexico he is President of the World Piano Teachers Association.
He has been seen as soloist, conductor, recitalist, and collaborator with some of the world's most renowned opera singers at major cultural capitals and venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Chicago, Paris, Madrid, London's Guildhall, Tokyo, Shanghai, Buenos Aires' Teatro Colón, Lima's Gran Teatro Nacional, Bogotá, Caracas' Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, Mexico City's Palacio de Bellas Artes, and Guanajuato's Cervantino Festival.
He has performed more than 100 concerts as soloist with orchestra throughout Mexico and in the U.S., Europe, and South America, playing the concertos of Beethoven, Liszt, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Gershwin, Ravel, Ricardo Castro, Manuel Ponce (New York premiere), Samuel Barber (Mexican premiere), Leonard Bernstein, and Juan Pablo Contreras (World premiere performance and recording).
His most recent album with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra and music by Contreras, "Mariachitlán", was released by Universal Music in 2019 and received a Latin GRAMMY® nomination. His first solo album, "Love & Death", was released by Piano Classics in 2015 and received rave reviews internationally.
Mr. Vázquez has been a conducting student of maestro Enrique Diemecke since 2016.