"The New Martha Argerich of the violin"
(Ö1 Vienna September 2005)
"Charming in her sonorous quality, vibrant in her communicative ability but very serious in her musical substance.... Leticia Moreno is already a violinist of heights" (Álvaro Guilbert, "La Razón")
"Leticia seduced the public with her interpretative excellency"
(Joaquín Vadeón, "La Nueva España")
"Revelation of the season-18 yrs old- radiant in her Beethoven violin concerto" (Tomasz Czyz, "Tygodnik Powszchny")
"The violin world needs artists like Moreno who step outside the safety zone to dig deeper" (Evan Dickerson, "Seen and Heard", London)
At age 22 Leticia Muñoz Moreno is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation. Equally praised by audiences and critics for her exquisite musicality and expressivity, Leticia has been catching the attention of today's most important conductors. Winner of five international competitions: The Henryk Szeryng Competition (2000), Concertino Praga (2000) Novosibirsk (2001) Sarasate (2001), and the Kreisler Competition. She has received numerous national and international awards, among them the Emily Anderson Prize 2005 of the Royal Philharmonic Society and a Martin Musical Scholarship from the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Ibla Grand Prize 2008 after which being offered a concert tour around the world performing in major halls. Leticia has been also member of jury in the Sarasate competition 2007.
Since she is twelve, she has been performing with leading orchestras, including Wiener Symphoniker, Wiener Kammer Orchester, Sinfonia Varsovia, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Lithuanian Symphony Orchestra, Latvian Symphony Orchestra, St Petersburg Camerata, Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Symphony Orchestra, Opera North Symphony Orchestra (Leeds), Besançon Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Symphonica de Palermo, Czec Radio-TV Orchestra, Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Symphonica Abruzzese, San Remo Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Youth Symphony Orchestra, South Asian Youth Symphony Orchestra, Festival Orchestra of Bulgaria and all the major orchestras in Spain under batons like those of Krzystoff Penderecki, Walter Weller, Günther Herbig, P. Halffter, J. López Cobos, Pinchas Steinberg among many others.
Leticia has appeared in some of Europe?s most prestigious concert halls like Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, Wiener Konzerthaus, Rudolfino Theatre of Prague, London's Wigmore Hall, Bayreuth Opernhaus, Great Hall of the Philharmonie and Hermitage Theater in St Petersburg, La Redoute of Bonn, Warsaw, Cracow's Philarmonies, Tel Aviv Symphony Hall, Besançon Symphony Hall and most important halls in Spain, and at some festivals like Lockenhaus Festival, Ravinia Festival, Musical Olympus and Spanish Nights in St Petersburg, Beethoven Festival in Warsaw, Passau Festival, Santander Festival, Emilia Romagna, Sta. Cecilia Festival, Tel Aviv Festival, Davos Festival. Most of these concerts were radio and TV broadcast.
She has shared concert platform with musicians like Maxim Vengerov and Krzystoph Penderecki who has invited her to a worldwide tournée performing his concerto Metamorphosen.
Gideon Kremer invited her to the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival and V. Spivakov to perform with his Moscow orchestra this 2009 season.
Leticia studied with legendary Prof. Bron in Madrid's Reina Sofia School and in Köln Musikhochschule and with Maxim Vengerov in Saarbrücken Musikhochschule. In 2007 Leticia obtained her Masters Degree with distinction with Prof D. Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama receiving the highest grade ever in the history of the school for her Final Recital. This year Maestro Salvatore Accardo has invited her to Cremona to pursue his advice with a scholarship of the Fondazione Stauffer. She also had the privilege to receive the last and most valuable music advices of Maestro Rostropovich the last three years before he died.
Most recently Maestro Plácido Domingo has become her mentor caring about her musical and artistical development and her professional career.
An upcoming highlight include appearances in England, Germany, Russia, Poland, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, Bulgaria and has received a personal invitation from Plácido Domingo to make her USA debut in the Hollywood Bowl 2009-10 and the Carnegie Hall April 2009.
Leticia has recorded Lalo?s Symphonie Espagnole with Jonde for VERSO and has made several radio recordings for RNE, ZDF, BBC and Chicago Classical Radio.
Leticia plays in a Nicola Gagliano 1762.