Eduardo Morales Caso (b. 1969, Havana): After winning several composition prizes in Cuba, Morales Caso received a grant to study at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid in 1996 and has lived in Spain since. His pieces have been performed throughout Spain and other European countries. In 2000-2001, he took first prizes in the international composition competitions in Paraguay, Spain and England. Two of his pieces had premieres in Madrid in late 2003 – El Vellocino de Oro, for string octet, and Sonata Bien Temperada, for solo clarinet. Morales Caso studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana. (Cintas for music, 2003-04)
Fellows in Music Composition
Sonidos Cubanos Music CD
Sonidos Cubanos is a CD album featuring the works of 4 CINTAS Foundation award winning composers performed by the NODUS Ensemble and released on the Innova record label in 2010 with the support of the Foundation. The album includes music by Tania Leon, Ileana Perez Velazquez, Sergio Barroso, and Orlando Jacinto Garcia. The works by Leon and Garcia received nominations in the best contemporary classical composition category of the 2010 Latin Grammys. SEE DETAILS
A new album featuring 5 other CINTAS award winning composers is currently in production with more information to come soon.