Born in Monterrey, México in 1976, pianist, composer, orchestrator and conductor Arturo Rodríguez is a Mozart Medal winner (1996) and a Sundance Film Institute composer fellow (2010).
Rodríguez has focused in the art of symphonic composition for the past fifteen years, writing works by commission for orchestras and institutions around the world and conducting and orchestrating projects for film, TV and multimedia.
His music has been performed by Philharmonia Orchestra (UK), Dallas Symphony, Virginia Symphony, Chicago’s Grand Park Symphony, Chicago Sinfonietta, Fort Worth Symphony, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (USA), Orquesta Filarmónica de Montevideo, (Uruguay), Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile, Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM, Orquesta Sinfónica de la UANL, Orquesta Sinfónica Sinaloa de las Artes, Orquesta Sinfónica de San Luis Potosí, (Mexico), Sydney Symphony (Australia) and Gyonggi Philharmonic (Korea) among others.
His versatility has allowed him to collaborate as orchestrator, arranger and conductor in symphonic projects with musical celebrities such as Stewart Copeland (The Police), José Hernández’s mariachi bands Sol de México and Reyna de Los Ángeles, and more recently with Lila Downs and the San Francisco Symphony.
As orchestrator and conductor Arturo has worked on many projects for film, TV and video games, including the soundtracks for Assassin’s Creed IV/BlackFlag-Freedom Cry, Zipper, Twixt by Francis Ford Coppola and Furious7.
His music for film and the concert hall has been recorded by Philharmonia Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de San Luis Potosí and The National Symphony Orchestra of Slovakia and is distributed by Kronos Records and MovieScoreMedia.