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Jorge Federico Osorio has been praised around the world for his supreme musicianship, powerful technique, vibrant imagination and deep passion. He has received several international awards and accolades including the prestigious Fine Arts Medal, the highest honor conferred by the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico.

Osorio has performed with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras, including the Chicago, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Dallas, Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Seattle Symphonies, as well as the Mexican National Symphony; the Israel, Warsaw, and Royal London Philharmonics; the São Paulo Symphony, the Moscow State Symphony, the French National Symphony, the London Philharmonic and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra. He has collaborated with such distinguished directors as Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, James Conlon, Bernard Haitink, Manfred Honeck, Mariss Jansons, Lorin Maazel, Enrique Diemecke, Juanjo Mena, Jorge Mester, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Robert Spano, Klaus Tennstedt and Jaap van Zweden. among many others. His concert tours have taken him to Asia, the entire American Continent and Europe, where he has performed in Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, Stuttgart and Turin.

His performances at Festivals in the American Union have included the Hollywood Bowl, Mainly Mozart, Newport, Grant Park and Ravinia. He has recently performed the Beethoven Concerto cycle with the Atlanta Symphony conducted by Robert Spano and Roberto Abbado, with the Chicago Symphony under James Conlon on two consecutive nights, as well as with the National Symphony of Mexico and the Xalapa Symphony. Among his recent recitals are the inauguration of the concert hall of the University of Costa Rica, Los Angeles, California (The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts) and Aix-en-Provence (France).

A prolific artist in the recording studio, Osorio has documented a wide variety of repertoire including a CD of music by Brahms that was praised by Gramophone magazine as “one of the most distinguished records of Brahms music in recent years”. His orchestral recordings include the five Beethoven Concertos and the Choral Fantasy, the two Brahms Concertos, and Concertos by Carlos Chávez, Mozart, Ponce, Rachmaninoff, Rodrigo, Schumann, and Tchaikovsky. Osorio's acclaimed solo recordings on the Cedille Records label include his most recent album Final Thoughts – The Last Piano Works of Schubert and Brahms; Russian Recital with works by Mussorgsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich; Mexican Hall dedicated to authors such as Manuel M. Ponce, Felipe Villanueva, Ricardo Castro and José Rolón; a Ponce retrospective album; a double album by Debussy and Liszt; and Piano Español, a collection of pieces by Albéniz, Falla, Granados and Soler that has received extraordinary international reviews and that led him to qualify as one of the most distinguished performers of Spanish music in the world.

Osorio is an avid performer of chamber music; in that capacity he has been Artistic Director of the Brahms Chamber Music Festival in Mexico; he has played in a trio with violinist Mayumi Fuyikawa and cellist Richard Markson; and has collaborated with the likes of Yo-Yo Ma, Ani Kavafian, Elmar Oliveira and Henryk Szeryng.

He began studying the piano at the age of five with his mother, Luz María Puente, to continue at the Conservatories of Mexico, Paris and Moscow, where he worked under the guidance of Bernard Flavigny, Monique Haas and Jacob Milstein, as well as with Nadia Reisenberg and Wilhelm Kempff.

During 2015 he commemorated 50 years of artistic career; the culminating point of these celebrations was the investiture as Doctor Honoris Causa in Fine Arts by the Universidad Veracruzana.

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