Patricia Cordero Beltrán

Patricia Cordero Beltrán

Born in Majadahonda, Spain, in 2000. From 2016 to 2023, she studied at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Marco Rizzi. Her Majesty Queen Sofía handed her the Diploma to the most outstanding student of her chair in 2018 and 2020 and the Mention to the most outstanding chamber group in the string quartets category as a member of the Asisa Óscar Esplá Ensemble in 2019 and 2020.

She started studying violin at the age of three. She later entered the Professional Conservatory in Majadahonda, where she graduated in 2016 with the Extraordinary Prize of the Comunidad de Madrid, as well as the Professional Artistic Education National Prize. Meanwhile, from 2011 to 2016, she studied with maestro Sergey Teslya.

She has attended masterclasses by Mauricio Fuks, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Christoph Poppen, Miriam Fried, Gordan Nikolic, Zakhar Bron, Latica Honda Rosenberg, Silvia Marcovici, Linus Roth, Luis Fernando Pérez, Oliver Wille, Mihaela Martin as well as Aitor Hevia, Krzysztof Chorzelski and Josep Puchades (chamber music), among others.

She has also been awarded first prize in the following competitions: Violins for Peace (2013), City of Vigo (2015, 2017), Madrid Intercentros Melómano (2015), Soloists of Madrid’s Symphony Orchestra’s Talents Project (2016 and 2017), City of Llíria (2017), and the Francesco Geminiani Prize (Italy, 2019). She has also won the second prize at the 25th Andrea Postacchini International Competition (Italy, 2018), the City of Xátiva (2016), as well as the Mention of Honour at the Intercentros Melómano National Competition (2017). In addition, between 2016 and 2019 she was awarded a scholarship by Young Musicians of Madrid to take musical improvement courses abroad.

She has performed as soloist with the Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lucas Macías at the Miguel Delibes Auditorium in Valladolid; the Andrés Segovia Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Víctor Ambroa at the National Auditorium; Madrid’s Symphony Orchestra – Talents Project and the 430 Vigo Orchestra. She has also participated at the Santander Music and Academy Encounter, as well as in festivals including Ticino Musica (Switzerland), Allegro Vivo (Austria), and Lucca Classica (Italy). In 2022 she participated at the festivals Villars Music Academy (Switzerland), Eggenfelden Klassisch (Germany) and Pau Casals of El Vendrell (Spain).

As a student of the School, she was part of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pablo González, Jaime Martín, Péter Eötvös, Pablo Heras-Casado and Juanjo Mena and, as soloist, conducted by Jordi Francés and David Afkham; the Fundación EDP Camerata under the baton of Paul Goodwin and, in 2018, in a duo with Anne-Sophie Mutter, as well as that of the Baroque Ensemble of the School, conducted by Paul Goodwin. She also performed within the World Heritage Cities series in Alcalá de Henares and Ávila. In 2021 she participated in the 30th anniversary tour of the School with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, with whom she performed at Madrid's Teatro Real, at Bratislava's Reduta Hall, at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Academy and at Vienna's Musikverein. She was a member of the Wanderer Ensemble and of the Asisa Óscar Esplá Quartet, with whom she was awarded in 2019 the EMCY Prize at the 94th Young Musicians of Spain Chamber Competition.

She plays a Otello Bignami violin loaned by Associazione Premio Francesco Geminiani.