Huberal Herrera

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 Born in Mayari, Holguin on May 28, 1929

He studied music at conservatories Hubert de Blanck and Amadeo Roldan of Havana, with renowned professors Hortensia Rojas, Arcadio Menocal,

Harold Gramatges and Argeliers León. Received higher classes with teachers like Katia Kazandjeva, Stanislav Pochekin and Joseph Goorevich.

In Spain took classes perfecting the style of Spanish music with Juan Bernal.

He is a graduate of Doctor of Laws, Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Administrative and Diplomatic and Consular Law at the University of Havana.

She has performed with renowned Cuban and foreign directors as Mantici Enrique Gonzalez, Manuel Duchesne Cuzán, Roberto Sánchez Ferrer, Elena Herrera, Alexander Frolov, and Janos Sandor Dimitriadi Odissey among others.

From 1954 Cuban radio and television have been echoing his formidable pianism.

It premiered in Cuba and abroad works of Frederick Chopin, Rachmaninov Sergio, Zoltan Kodaly, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Francisco Mignone, Carlos Fariñas, Hector Angulo, Ernesto Lecuona, Neno González, Félix Guerrero, José Esteban Urfe, Joaquin Rodrigo and Juan Piñera .

Huberal has devoted much of his career to the study, research and execution of the work of the greatest Cuban musician of all time: Ernesto Lecuona. The national and international critics noted that Huberal Herrera found in the music of Ernesto Lecuona and refined his most faithful interpreter.

He has composed choral works created for piano, voice and piano and chamber music.

His art has been applauded in Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Spain, Russia, Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Egypt, Lebanon, China, Korea , USA and Italy.

One of its most important aspects is the accompanist pianist and accompanist.

Between 1959 and 1961 traveled with the National Ballet of Cuba, Alicia Alonso Ballet then through Asia, Europe and America as a pianist of this company, performing with the symphony orchestras of China, Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria.

In Spain made the first comprehensive global record of the piano works of Maestro Ernesto Lecuona, a three-CD album for the General Society of Authors and Editors of Spain (SGAE), who is an active member, being the first album Seal "Author" of this company.

Has been sworn in Nola Sahig Contests, Adolfo Guzman and UNEAC. In national and international competitions "Ernesto Lecuona", held in Havana in 1995 was appointed President of the Jury at the piano specialty.

More recently he has given recitals in New York University and participated in the "Sound Festival of the Americas: Cuba" organized by American Composer Orchestra and in Concerti the Tenth Edition of

Primaestate 2001 held in Palermo, Sicily.

In May 2002 he was invited to deliver three shows in University Baruch College, City College and Bildner Center in New York City.

On the occasion of the celebrations of the centenary of the birth world of the poet Dulce Maria Loynaz was selected by the Liberal Group of the European Parliament in November 2002 to offer four concerts in the Canary Islands, Spain.

He taught for 26 years, having obtained repeatedly Diploma of Merit and Gold Medal for its efficient education.

He serves as concertmaster of the National Center of Concert Music and Professor at the National School of Art

In 2011 offered, among others, four concerts with national critical acclaim;, three dedicated to the bicentenary of the birth of F. Chopin in the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi with different programs and one dedicated to the 155th anniversary of Hubert de Blank in the Oratorio San Felipe Neri ..

Also a founding member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), receiving the Distinguished Nicolás Guillén. He was awarded the medal for National Culture, Raul Gomez Garcia Medal, Medal of Literacy and the 40th Anniversary Commemorative Medal of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, Distinction The Giraldilla symbol "Punta de Silex", the Gitana Tropical, and Award Honor Cubadisco 2009.




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