Selected Reviews

“Ricardo Lorenz’s ‘Bachangó’ translates the rhythmic tradition of the black Caribbean into steely pianistic bravura.”

Bernard Holland, THE NEW YORK TIMES

“Its appeal is atmospheric, evoking visceral responses to layer upon layer of divergent rhythms and quixotic melodic lines that fit together with jigsaw puzzle perfection.”

Diane Windeler, SAN ANTONIO LIGHT

“Ricardo Lorenz proved his mastery of large forces in his Concierto para Orquesta.”

Tim Page, NEW YORK NEWSDAY

“Lorenz has fashioned four pungent, emotionally complex and artfully balanced songs for tenor and large instrumental ensemble.”

Daniel Cariaga, LOS ANGELES TIMES

“… most engaging … crisp …”

Andrew Porter, THE NEW YORKER

“…[Lorenz] has created a Latin American fiesta in abstract form (…) with ‘En Tren Vá Changó,’ he has given [the Chicago Symphony Orchestra] an exhilarating, Latin-style workout that deserves to find its way into the symphonic pops repertoire.”

John von Rhein, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE

“… despliegue de humor, imaginación, ternura e interés pianístico.”

Federico Heinlein, EL MERCURIO (Chile)

“… un mundo auténtico y complejo emocionalmente.  Eso es lo que debe tener la creación musical actual.”

Juan Carlos Nuñes, UNA ENTREVISTA CON (Venezuela)

“Partitura sobresaliente a causa de una atinada fusión de elementos  pretéritos y actuales.”

José Antonio Alcaraz, REVISTA PROCESO (Mexico)

“Uno de los acontecimientos de la velada resultó ser el insólito concierto para flauta, maraca, chequeré y palo de lluvia de Ricardo Lorenz:  Mar Acá hizo, sencillamente, las delicias del público…”

Joan Matabosch, ABC (Spain)

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