Born in Durango, Mexico, in 1985, Jorge Viladoms started playing the piano at the age of 15, taking private classes in his hometown. After only four years of study, he entered the professional class at the Lausanne Conservatory for Music in Switzerland. He presently performs on the biggest international scenes and pursues a multifaceted career as concert pianist, professor at the Lausanne Conservatory, founder of the Foundation Crescendo con la Musica as well as Rolex Testimonee.
He has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, at the Bunkamura Theater in Tokyo, at the Osaka Festival Hall, at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, as well as at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva.
This is Jorge's third time performing in Kenya, he most recently performed Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the National Youth Orchestra for their annual concert in 2018.