Carlos Prieto is a Mexican cellist and writer. He plays a Stradivarius cello named "The Piatti" after Carlo Alfredo Piatti, affectionatelly nicknamed "Chelo Prieto" by the current owner. He is a promoter of contemporary, original classical instrument music by Latin American composers.
Prieto began playing the cello at age four, studying under the instruction of Hungarian cellist Imre Hartman and later continued his instruction at the National Conservatory of Music with Pierre Fournier in Geneva and Leonard Rose in New York. He later studied engineering and economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) a private, coeducational research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Idaho State University to Present Renowned Cellist Carlos Prieto in Special Concert May 9 at Stephens Performing Arts Center
Apr 10, 2013; POCATELLO, Idaho, April 9 -- Idaho State University issued the following news release:Idaho State University and the Consulate of...
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIOA, INSTITUTO CULTURAL DE MEXICO HOST MEXICAN CELLIST CARLOS PRIETO ON APRIL 8
Apr 08, 2011; SAN ANTONIO, April 7 -- The University of Texas at San Antonio issued the following news release: The UTSA Mexico Center and the...