Patricia Cordero Beltrán

Patricia Cordero Beltrán

Born in Majadahonda (Spain) in 2000. Since 2016, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Marco Rizzi. She has been granted scholarships by Consejería de Educación, Universidades y Ciencia de la Comunidad de Madrid, and Fundación Albéniz. Her Majesty Queen Sofía handed her the Diploma to the most outstanding student of her chair during the 2017-2018 academic year, and in 2019 and 2020 the Mention to the most outstanding chamber group in the string quartets category as a member of the Asisa Óscar Esplá Ensemble. In 2020 she won, once again, the Diploma to the most outstanding student of her chair.

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 and Oliver Wille (string groups), among others.

She has also been awarded first prize in the following competitions: Violins for Peace (2013), City of Vigo (2015 and 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 (four editions of the 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).

As a student of the School, in 2018 she performed a duo with Anne-Sophie Mutter, along with the Viesgo Camerata at the Sony Auditorium. She has been part of the Wanderer Ensemble and the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pablo González, Jaime Martín, and Péter Eötvös. She is currently a member 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 the Associazione Premio Francesco Geminiani, as well as an Arcos González baroque violin bow, loaned by Fundación Albéniz.