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Reynaldo Fernández Pavón is a music composer and producer, book writer, recipient of the “13th of March” Music Award in 1975 from the University of Havana for his music compositions.
His symphony and chamber orchestra works have been interpreted by prestigious ensembles, such as: the Symphony Orchestra of Matanzas, the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, the Havana Chamber Orchestra, The Brindis de Salas Chamber Orchestra, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Russian Federal Republic, among others.
In 1982-1983 he received the EGREM music award for “Best Musical Producer”. He has written musical soundtracks for documentaries produced by the Cuban Institute of Art and Cinematographic Art (ICAIC) and for the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT).
In 1980 Reynaldo won the UNEAC David First Prize for the poetry book “Cruzando Mares” (Crossing Oceans), published in 1981 by Unión Press. In 1997 he composed the music for the theater play “Cuentos Negros” (Black Tales) written by prestigious author Lydia Cabrera, which premiered in the Repertory Spanish Theater of New York City. The Cuentos Negros theater production was awarded The Best Musical Production by the Association of Latin American Critics (ACE).
To learn more about Reynaldo’s background, please visit his Biography page.