Recognized as “The Voice of the Latin American and Iberian Art Song” and often described as its ambassador, Colombian-Spanish soprano Patricia Caicedo is a leading interpreter of the Latin American and Iberian vocal repertory and has sung in the United States, Canada, Denmark, Holland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Germany, Puerto Rico and Latin-America to public and critical acclaim.
Singing in Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Quechua and Nahuatl she draws listeners into the world of beauty, poetry, and warmth that is the Latin American & Spanish Art Song – a world that continues to thrive because of her determination to ensure its future.
Her well-received CDs include Miraba la noche el alma: Art Songs by Latin American women composers (2016), Amb veu de dona: Catalan Art Songs by women composers (2016); De Catalunya vinc.: Catalan Art Songs of the XX century (2015), Aves y Ensueños: Colombian Art Songs by Jaime Leon (2011), Estrela e lúa nova...(2011), De mi corazón latino - Latin Songs of All times (2010), A mi ciudad Nativa – To My Native City (2005), Lied: Art songs of Latin America (2001) and La Felicidad, recorded with the Banda Sinfónica Santafé de Bogotá in 1997.
As a musicologist, Patricia is internationally recognized as a leading expert in the study and performance of the Latin American & Iberian art song. Her pioneering books The Latin American Art Song: A Critical Anthology and Interpretive Guide for Singers, The Colombian Art Song - Jaime León: Analysis and Compilation of his works for voice & piano Vol.1 & 2, The Bolivian Art Song and The Argentinean Art Song, consider reference books in the field. Caicedo regularly gives concert, lectures, master classes and serves as an artist in residency at leading universities in the United States and Europe.
She is the founder and director of the Barcelona Festival of Song, a Summer Program & Concert Series focused on the study of the history and interpretation of the Latin American & Iberian vocal repertoire that is reaching its 14th edition in 2018.
Her interest in exploring the possibilities of technology to create educational channels and to promote the Latin American & Iberian repertoire and composers, brought her to create Mundo Arts Spain., an Internet company that developed into a Music Publisher, a Record label, an Online TV channel and an Online Store. In 2014 Patricia started EYECatalunya,a technological platform dedicated to internationally promote Catalan creators.
As a performer, she has served as a cultural ambassador for the Governments of Colombia and Spain and has performed throughout Europe, the United States, and Latin-America.
Born in Ibagué, Colombia, Ms. Caicedo began studying piano, music theory, and voice as a child at the Tolima music conservatory. After completing medical studies, she resumed her voice studies and has since worked with Rocío Rios, Alfredo Krauss, Maya Maiska and Gilberto Escobar.
Caicedo lives in Barcelona and holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Medical Doctor degree from the Escuela Colombiana de Medicina.
Since 2008 Caicedo was included in the Who's Who in America. Published by Marquis Who's Who is the leading biographical reference publisher of the highest achievers and contributors from across the country and around the world. Her inclusion represents a tribute to her discipline and hard work as an advocate of the Latin American and Spanish Music. Since 2010 Patricia is also included in the Who's Who in American Women and Who´s Who in the World.
In 2017 Patricia was named an Honorary member of the Brazilian Voice Teachers Association and their representative in Europe.