Alicia Urreta

Alicia Urreta (born 12 October 1930 in Vera Cruz, † December 20, 1986 in Mexico City) was a Mexican pianist and composer.


Alicia Urreta was at the Conservatory of Mexico City student of Rodolfo Halffter. She has worked as a concert pianist since 1957 and taught at the University of Mexico chamber music and electronic music.

She composed among other works, a chamber opera, five ballets, pieces for solo instruments, a cantata, theater music, musique concrète for a Noh theater and film scores.


  • Ralenti for tape, 1969
  • Natura mortis o la historia de verdadera Caperucita Rojab for narrator, piano and tape, 1971
  • Estudio sobre una guitarra for tape,
  • Cante, homenaje a Manuel de Falla for actors, singers, three dancers, slides, percussion and tape, 1976
  • Salmodia II for piano and tape, 1980
  • Selva de pájaros for tape, 1978
  • Dameros II for tape, 1984
  • Dameros III for tape, 1985