Jorge Rivero Tirado

Cuban oboist and conductor Jorge Rivero Tirado was born on 24 August 1952 in Havana, where he began to study music at the age of nine. He studied at the National Art School and won first prize for oboe in the 1971 Havana National Music Competition. He also studied in Paris with Claude Maisonneuve.

He began his career as an oboist with the Ballet de Cuba Opera Orchestra and then with the National Symphony Orchestra.

He directed the Pro Arte and Cámara Concertante orchestras in Mexico and was guest conductor of Mexico's Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jorge Rivero Tirado died when he had a heart attack while rehearsing the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra at the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara, Mexico on 15 April 2024, aged seventy-one.


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