Jorhe Buajasan

Born in Havana in 1994, Jorge Gonzalez Buajasan begins his early piano studies as a part of the Alejandro Garcia Caturla and Manuel Saumell Conservatories with Teresita Junco and Hortensia Upmann. At the age of 10, he plays in the most renowned halls of Cuba and is awarded the Second Prize and the Prize for the best interpretation of Cuban music in the Amadeo Roldan Competition as well as the Third Prize of the IVth Ibero-American Competition in Havana.

In 2006, he travels to Paris and is awarded a scholarship from the Cuban Ministry of Culture in order to pursue his studies with Romain Descharmes. He then joins the class of Hortense Cartier-Bresson in 2014 at the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse de Paris. During this time, he receives lessons from Jean Frédéric Neuburger, Claire Désert, Andrzej Pikul, Mauricio Vallina, Jorge Luis Prats, Elisabeth Leonskaja and Menahem Pressler.

Invited by the Chopin Association in Lyon, and several international festivals, he gives recitals in Cuba, Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. He plays in the Salle Pleyel of Paris in a concert Prelude to the Orchestre de Paris. In April 2015, Boris Berezovsky, accompanied by Henri Demarquette invites him to take part in his recital at the Auditorium of the Louis Vuitton Foundation.

In October 2015, he participates at the Bad Kissingen KlavierOlymp where he receives the 1rst Prize as well as the Audience Award. He’s then scheduled to play at the 2016th Kissingen Sommer Festival with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille under the baton of Lawrence Foster at the Max Littmann Hall, in a recital at the NCPA in Beijing, in Bonn’s Beethovenfest and in Munich at the Herkulessaal, recorded by Bayerischer Rundfunk. He recently shared a concert with Elisabeth Leonskaja.