ARTURO CARDELUS (b 1981 )
Arturo Cardelús hails from Madrid, Spain. He studied piano performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, and the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Salamanca. Cardelús then shifted his focus, studying composition and film scoring at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, where he graduated summa cum laude and received the composition department’s highest award. Cardelús’s works have been performed across Europe, Asia, and the United States. His latest orchestral piece, Loon’s Lament, was premièred at Madrid’s National Auditorium. Cardelús has also composed chamber works commissioned by members of the Berlin Philharmonic, the Natalia Ensemble, and Cuarteto Granada. Cardelús currently lives in Los Angeles.