Gonzalo Cortés

Gonzalo's most recent recording featuring a diverse variety of flutes from around the world, such as oriental, shakuhachi, andean sikus, quena, tarkas and Native American bamboo flutes. All the music on the album was created and performed by Mr Cortés. Tata Quillacas and Sikuris were inspired by Andean folk songs. To listen to clips from Valle, click here. To order, please contact recordings@gonzalo-cortes.com.
"...I just received your CD as I am coming back from a tour to Asia and enjoyed listening to it. Congratulations on all this hard work you have put into it. Your talents as a performer and a composer are well represented"
~ Robert Langevin, Principal Flute New York Philharmonic
 Gonzalo performed for the Missa Criolla part of this recording with the Choral Arts Society of Washington under direction of Joseph Holt.
"...Gonzalo Cortés created a very beautiful and haunting introduction to the Agnus Dei, setting the mood for this plaintive and soulful movement. "
~ Esperanza Berrocal, Naxos
The celebrated Chilean group, Inti-Illimani, made this recording in collaboration with the Classical Orchestra of Santiago, Chile. At the time that Mr. Cortés was Principal Flute of the Orchestra.
Gonzalo Cortés was the Principal Flute of this Orchestra at the time this recording was made and can be heard on the Peter and the Wolf track.