Victor Cordero


Victor Cordero-Charles was born in 1971 in Molins de Rei (Barcelona).


He studies piano and musical theory at the Liceu Conservatoire in Barcelona.

It is under the influence of  Helmut Lachenmann and Jorge Pepi Alós that he acquires the incentive and action to drive himself to become a composer.


In 2003 he takes up residence in Switzerland, where he studies with Nicolas Bolens, Eric Gaudibert and Michael Jarrell at the Conservatoire of Geneva while he is also teaching at the Conservatoire of Neuchâtel.

Thereafter he discovers the electroacoustic music by the contacts with

Rainer Boesch, Emille Ellberger, Luis Naón and Eric Daubresse.


His pieces are performed in Europe, America and Australia by musicians as renowned as Mario Caroli, the soloists of the Tonhalle orchestra in Zürich, the chamber orchestra in Zürich and the Vortex ensemble, among others.



At present he is a professor of orchestration and theory at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva and has been assistant to the class of composition by Michael Jarrell in the same institution from 2008 to 2011.