reviews /quotes

“ One of my favorite clarinetists of today, Federico's interpretations are always fresh, engaging and moving. His refined taste and beautiful sound make every piece he plays shine and come to life. His recording of my Pacific Serenade is one that I love…” 


Miguel del Aguila  composer

“ I have recently become aware of Federico's playing and am so glad that I have. His superb sense of phrasing coupled with his wonderfully fluid technique makes his performances inspiring!” 


Scott Kurtzweil  music artist consultant

 Herr Palacios ist ein wunderbarer Klarinettist.” 


Ferenc Rózsa conductor

 A seasoned and sensitive professional clarinetist. His "New Land" CD (featuring works by South American composers) was a great find.” 


Philip Clarke  freelancer on the music sector

“ Mr. Federico Palacios is an excellent professional, responsible, assiduous in his duties as instrumentalist in his mastery of clarinet. I recommend to everyone and endorsement for excellence in his admirable work as instrumentalist and his admirable musical technique.” 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Paulo Cesar Maia de Aguiar  Composer

“ Federico Palacios is a wonderful ‘virtuoso’ clarinetist with a great technique and an excellent musical sensitivity. He plays perfectly in chamber music ensembles as well as a first clarinet in symphonic orchestras and also as a soloist in concertos for clarinet and orchestra. Federico deserves playing at the best orchestras worldwide.”


José Manuel Rosa  conductor

“ Lovely tone and an excellent technique. A pleasure to listen to Federico.” 


Harry Sparnaay  Bass clarinetist

“ Federico is an excellent musician focused on the promotion of Latin-American repertoire. He's been doing a great job for the cause of both traditional and young composers…” 


Harry Crowl  composer

« Federico Palacios stands today as one of the best Uruguayan clarinetists of his generation. »  


“ I have known Federico Palacios for 10 years and I followed his professional career achievements very closely. Federico Palacios is a highly talented clarinetist, researcher and organizer. His last recording is a clear example of his abilities, a CD of great power and acclaimed by critics.”


Cristo Barrios  clarinetist

“ Federico è un bravo musicista preparato e al passo con i tempi. 

Davvero un professionista.” 


A. Cericola  chef d'orchestre/compositeur

“ Federico's first album is a great recording…” 


Stanley Drucker  clarinetist

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