Born in Durango, Mexico, in 1985, Jorge Viladoms started playing the piano
at the age of 15, taking private classes in his hometown. After only four years
of study, he entered the professional class at the Lausanne Conservatory for
Music in Switzerland. He presently performs on the biggest international scenes
and pursues a multifaceted career as concert pianist, professor at the Lausanne
Conservatory, founder of the Foundation Crescendo con la Musica as well as ambassador
He has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, at the Palacio de Bellas Artes
in Mexico City, at the Bunkamura Theater in Tokyo, at the Osaka Festival Hall,
at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna as well as at the Bâtiment des Forces
Motrices in Geneva.
Equally passionate about chamber music, he has performed at the Festival St
Prex Classics, the Château d’Annecy, the Piano Festival in St. Ursanne, the Festival
de Sion and the Steinway Hall in Switzerland, together with artists such as
Gautier Capuçon, Philippe Cassard, Lionel Cottet, Fumiaki Miura, Charlie Siem
among others. He has appeared in the radio program "Le Matin des
Musiciens" and "Intimate Letters" on France Musique in Paris and
his concert as soloist with the Sinfonietta de Lausanne was recorded by the
Mezzo TV channel.
In his performance Luz de Luna, he shares the stage with the Stars Dancers of
the Opera Ballet of Paris Hervé Moreau, Aurélie Dupont, Isabelle Ciaravola on
choreographies by Benjamin Millepied and Jiri Bubenicek.
In 2012, feeling the need to support the children of his home country, he
gave a concert at the Assembly Hall of the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva,
where he announced the creation of his Foundation Crescendo con la Musica to an
audience of 2,000 people. The goal of the Foundation is to provide access to
music to children living in poverty in Mexico, giving them the possibility of owning
an instrument and receiving quality musical training. Through the work of his
Foundation, a container with over 100 instruments was sent to the school Centro
Educativo la Barranca where disadvantaged children benefit from music lessons,
helping them to change their future.
He began a concert tour in Mexico and played in the most prestigious venues in
the country such as the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara and El Palacio de
Bellas Artes in Mexico City.
Winner of the Gabrielle Agostini prize, the Kiefer Hablitzel Wettbewerb contest
and the Marguerite Meister prize, Jorge Viladoms received his Master of Arts in
Performance with honors at the Hochschule der Künste in Zurich in the
prestigious class of Homero Francesch, pedagogue and internationally renowned
pianist. He also obtained a Master in Education with honors and the award for
best teaching exam. During his student years, he received the advice of
renowned masters such as Pascal Devoyon, Jean-Philippe Collard, Paul
Badura-Skoda, Christian Favre, Valentin Gheorghiu, Anne Queffélec and Philippe
In 2011, he was appointed professor of piano at the Conservatory of Lausanne.