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CRISTINA LUCIO-VILLEGAS

 

Pianist

 

REVIEWS


 

 

 

 

[Diario de Sevilla, 05-11-2015]   Homenaje hondo y entrañable ("Deep and mouving hommage") 

 

“Remembering the young and promising pianist from a few years ago and listening to her now in an emerging and lucid maturity is for me a great satisfaction. With a doubtless virtuosity, Lucio-Villegas' recital was distinguished by a deep musical sense, thanks to an elegant and flexible tempo control, an exquisite sensitivity and a wise use of the instrument's colour (...)"   Pablo J. Vayón

 

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"HOMENAJE A MANUEL CASTILLO EN EL DÉCIMO ANIVERSARIO DE SU MUERTE". ("Hommage to Manuel Castillo on the 10th anniversary of his death") [Diario de Sevilla, 04-11-2015]

 

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Report about Cristina Lucio-Villegas' concert in Lviv and Ucranian Tour [1+1 TV Chanel, 3rd June 2015]

 

WATCH (video in Ucranian)

 

 

 

"EL PIANO ES EL GERMEN DE TODA LA OBRA DE CASTILLO" ("Piano is Castillo's whole work germ"), interview with Cristina Lucio-Villegas. [Diario de Sevilla, 08-03-2015]   Pablo J. Vayón

 

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"EL PIANO NATURAL" ("The natural piano"), interview with Cristina Lucio-Villegas in RITMO magazine (February 2014)

 

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"POSEÍDA POR LA MÚSICA" ("Driven by music"), interview with Cristina Lucio-Villegas in MELÓMANO magazine (n. 188, July-August 2013)

 

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Cristina Lucio-Villegas wins the special prize "Rosa Sabater" to the best interpreter of Spanish Music, at the 55th International Piano Competition "Premio Jaén" 2013.

 

READ (.pdf in Spanish)  [El País, 13-04-2013]

READ (.pdf in Spanish)  [El Mundo, 13-04-2013]

 

 

 

Concert at Young Performers Season. Manuel García Hall. Maestranza Theater.

Seville, December 18th 2012 

 

[Mundo Clásico, 26-12-2012]  Una pianista a tener muy en cuenta  ("A pianist to absolutely keep in mind")

 

“(...) We heard her play in a mature, masterful and versatile way. (...) She showed her wonderful technical qualities and her evident own musical personality (...)

“What can I say about the artist? She overwhelmed us with all her sensitivity, strenght, depth and greatness" José Luis López López

 

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[Diario de Sevilla, 20-12-2012]  Impetuoso y brillante debut  ("Impulsive and brilliant debut")

 

“Cristina Lucio-Villegas made her debut at the Maestranza Theatre with a programme that allowed us to assess her wonderful technical and musical abilities (...)"

“Splendid 3rd Chopin sonata, where the melody was flexible, elegant and subtile and the bass always clear and refined."  Pablo J. Vayón

 

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Spanish songs and zarzuela recital. Dolores Lahuerta, soprano. Cristina Lucio-Villegas, piano.

September 24th 2012

READ (.pdf in English)  [Times of Oman (Mascate), 23-09-2012]

READ (.pdf in English)  [Oman Observer (Mascate), 15-09-2012]

READ (.pdf in English)  [Muscat Daily (Mascate), 23-09-2012]

 

 

 

Brazilian Tour. Instituto Cervantes. October 2010

READ (.pdf in Portuguese)  [Folha de Pernambuco (Recife), 13-10-2010]

READ (.pdf in Portuguese)  [Jornal do Commercio (Recife), 13-10-2010]

READ (.pdf in Portuguese)  [Diario de Pernambuco (Recife), 13-10-2010]

 

 

 

[El Almería, 28-11-2009]  Cristina Lucio gana el Certamen Nacional de Piano "Manuel del Águila" (“Cristina Lucio wins the "Manuel del Águila" National Piano Competition“)

 

"Cristina Lucio, a young pianist born in Santander, wins the "First Prize Diputación de Almería", worth 4000 euros, for her wonderful interpretations"

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[Ideal (Almería), 28-11-2009]  Una joven sevillana gana el certamen de piano Manuel del Águila

(“A young Sevillian girl wins the "Manuel del Águila" Piano Competition“)

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[Südwest Aktiv (Ulm, Alemania), 12-1-2007]  Generalprobe mit Mozart bestanden 

("General rehearsal with Mozart passed")

 

"Then in duo with the perfect pianist Cristina Lucio-Villegas,…”. Helmut Pusch.

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[El Mundo, 22-10-2005]   Beethoven y sus chicas  ("Beethoven and his girls")

 

“…to the fantastic musicality of Cristina Lucio-Villegas, that with her energetic pianism managed to bring up her piano part to a very relevant role”. Juan María Rodríguez.

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[Diario de León, 14-7-2005]   Acariciando la perfección  ("Caressing perfection")

 

“While at the piano was sitting the excellent virtuoso Cristina Lucio-Villegas, who made a splendid version of this exciting concerto”. Miguel Ángel Nepomuceno.

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[ABC, 21-1-2002]   Brillante concierto homenaje de la ONCE a Rafael Rodríguez Albert 

(“Brilliant Hommage Concert to Rafael Rodríguez Albert by ONCE”)

 

“In the “Five Pieces”, Cristina Lucio-Villegas, secure pianist, not even twenty years old, played the work’s soloist part, with brilliance and talent, well understanding Rafael Rodríguez Albert’s pages and improving them”. Antonio Iglesias.

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[El Mundo, 21-1-2002]  Una luz interior  ("An inner light")

 

“Cristina Lucio-Villegas was an excellent soloist in the “Five Pieces””. Carlos Gómez Amar.

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