Lizzi Ceniceros

Rocío Elizabeth Ceniceros Mirabal (born April 22, 1973), better known as Lizzi Ceniceros, is a Mexican pianist and orchestra director.

Lizzi Ceniceros
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Rocío Elizabeth Ceniceros Mirabal

(1973-04-22) April 22, 1973 (age 48)
Mexico City, Mexico
OccupationPianist, orchestra director Edit this at Wikidata


Lizzi Ceniceros was born in Mexico City on April 22, 1973. She began her musical studies at age 12, and began to lead choirs and musical ensembles five years later. In 2000, she founded the Salesian Youth Orchestra, which she continues to conduct.[1]

She is the founding partner and director of the Counterpoint Business Group Council, and co-founder of the Manos a la Obra foundation. In 2019, she founded and directed the Ibero-American Orchestra.

She is director of the Mexico Counterpoint Orchestra, which participated in the Eurochestries Festival in Quebec, Canada in 2016,[2] and in Jonzac, France in 2018.[3] She was in charge of the Chamber Orchestra of Mexico City [es] from 2014 to 2018.[4] She has directed the Limón Concert Band and the Alajuela Concert Band in Costa Rica, the Symphony Orchestra of El Salvador, and the National Choir with Beethoven's Ninth Symphony,[1] as well as the youth orchestras of the Choir and Orchestra System of El Salvador.[5]

She is the founder and director of the Guadalupano Children's Boarding Choir.[5]

In 2019, she appeared in the Yorgos Lanthimos short film Nimic.[6]

Awards and recognitionEdit

  • "Mexico in Your Hands" Award (2016)[7]
  • Baton Award of Mexico (2019)[8]


  1. ^ a b Mancía, Pedro Carlos (November 7, 2016). "La Orquesta Sinfónica de El Salvador bajo la batuta de Lizzi Ceniceros" [The Symphony Orchestra of El Salvador Under the Baton of Lizzi Ceniceros]. (in Spanish). Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "Orquesta Sínfonica de Jóvenes Contrapunto México" (PDF) (in Spanish). Eurochestries. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  3. ^ "Previous Programs: 2018". Eurochestries. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  4. ^ Talavera, Juan Carlos (July 19, 2018). "Orquesta de Cámara de la Ciudad de México celebrará 50 años" [Chamber Orchestra of Mexico City to Celebrate 50 Years]. Excélsior (in Spanish). Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Secultura capacita a directores y maestros de orquestas y ensambles" [Secultura Trains Directors and Teachers of Orchestras and Ensembles] (in Spanish). Ministry of Culture of El Salvador. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  6. ^ "Nimic". Locarno Festival. Retrieved December 18, 2019.
  7. ^ "Académico de la UDLAP recibe el premio 'México en tus manos'" [UDLAP Academic Receives the 'Mexico in Your Hands' Award]. UDLAP Blog (in Spanish). August 24, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Plácido Domingo agradece en un vídeo el premio concedido en Ciudad de México" [In a Video, Plácido Domingo Acknowledges an Award Presented in Mexico City]. La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Mexico City. EFE. October 6, 2019. Retrieved December 17, 2019.

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