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Jorge Lechado, Professor of Piano at the Málaga Superior Conservatory of Music, his hometown,
was introduced to the piano by Juan Jesús Peralta and obtained the title of Piano teacher.
Completing the Advanced Piano Degree with Joaquín Soriano at the Royal Conservatory of
Music in Madrid. He was awarded a scholarship by the Junta de Andalucía (the Andalusian Regional
Government) to study postgraduate degree at the P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in
Moscow under the direction of the pianist Pavel Nersessian. Additionally, he earned a Master in
Performance and Research at the International University of Valencia. He received advice from
renowned pianists such as A. Guijarro, A. Cano, J. Herreros, N. Kereselidze, M. Beroff, M.
Voskressensky, S. Yerokhin, A. Arzamanova, S. Dorensky among others.
Notably, Lechado was awarded Special Mention for the Interpretation of Spanish Music, as well
as Special Mention and First Prize in the Muestra de Jóvenes Intérpretes Ciudad de Málaga. His
recorded repertoire includes works by Beethoven, Albéniz and Prokofiev. Parallel to his teaching
work, Lechado actively participates in intensive concert activity, being invited to perform
in festivals and concert series across Spain, Russia, Italy, France and Switzerland. He has performed
with different chamber ensembles such as Milenium Arts, with soloists from the ROSS,
Cuarteto Alboran, with soloists from the OFM, as well as Zahir Ensemble and Taller Sonoro,
specialised in contemporary music. Furthermore, is frequently invited to give Master Classes in
a variety of educational institutions and sit on jury panels in different competitions.
Noteworthy performances with orchestra, where Lechado has performed as soloist concertos by
Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin with the Málaga Symphony Orchestra, CPM Cristóbal de Morales,
CSM Manuel Castillo of Sevilla under the baton of conductors such as F. De Gálvez or F.
Cintado to mention but a few.
Lechado’s interest in flamenco has led him to a very special collaboration with flamenco singer
Laura Vital, sharing the stage in the programme "Cuando Lorca encuentra a Falla", which premiered
at the International Festival of Sanlucar de Barrameda, as well as in the recording of the
album "Tejiendo lunas".
Lechado forms a piano duo with his wife, the Russian pianist Natalia Kucháeva, with 20 years
of concert activity in Spain and abroad, covering a wide repertoire with works for piano four
hands and two pianos. They are resident artists at the Centro de Divulgación Musical del Mediterráneo
based in Marbella, regular collaborators in the International Music Festival of Jimena
de la Frontera with works such as the German Requiem by Brahms, The Symphony of Psalms
by Stravinsky or Carmina Burana by Orff under the direction of G. Beemester. Highlights include
noteable performances with flamenco dancer Fernando Romero in the show "Diálogos del
tiempo, paisajes", for the XXI Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla and the International Festival of
Contemporary Music of Tenerife, performing works by Debussy, Ravel and Stravinsky, Britten's
"The Little Sweep" conducted by J.M. Busto in the opera season of the Maestranza Theatre in
Seville or the Federico García Lorca International Poetry Prize at the Manuel de Falla Auditorium
in Granada.