The artistry of Roberto McCausland-Dieppa is unparalleled. Mr. McCausland-Dieppa is a Colombian born pianist, conductor and composer. Mr. Dieppa’s work is characterized by depth, verve, passion, abandon, sensuousness and unequaled sensitivity. McCausland -Dieppa received the Merrill Lynch Prize (2002) leading to performances in the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Mr. Dieppa was invited to perform an all Chopin program at the Ostrogskich-Chopin Hall in Warsaw, Poland. His performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall prompted a standing ovation from the audience and eight encores. The next day Mr. Dieppa was invited to join New York’s J. Walter Thompson-World Wide Entertainment group lead by Mr. David Lory, becoming the first native Colombian pianist to have a successful international career.
Dieppa received in 2006 the distinguished Pro-Arte Hungarica award given by the Hungarian Ministry of Culture in collaboration with Columbia University in New York for performances of works of Franz Liszt and Bela Bartok. Other past recipients include Yehudi Menuhin and Georgy Sandor. In the same year, Mr. Dieppa and Mr. Henry Kissinger were the asked by the United Nations to help celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Hungarian revolution of 1956.
In 2008, sensing the inner need to further the music of his native Colombian Caribbean, Dieppa returned to composing, conducting, and performing his own works in order to became a catalyst in the musical development of Barranquilla and the Caribbean through programs and media.
Roberto McCausland-Dieppa is a regular participant at European music festivals including those in Budapest, Rome and Milan; he gave a stellar media performance at the Bellas Artes, Madrid in 2007. In a 2011 tour of Japan, Dieppa presented brilliant performances to audiences including members of the imperial family. A conducting “fellow”, he received professional counsel from Eduardo Mata, a Doctor of Music in Performance Practice. McCausland-Dieppa is a member of the Grammy and the Latin Recording Academy. Dieppa is a dynamic innovator, creating a Latin-Jazz-Rock-Classical fusion crossover sound.