The Trío Sefarad, a group dedicated to the interpretation of Sephardic music (Jewish-Spanish romance), was founded by its current members (Nora Usterman, soprano, Ernesto Wildbaum, violin, and Ricardo Barceló, guitar) in 1994.
Since its creation and after an arduous task of research, the Trío Sefarad has presented successfully in International Festivals (International Week of Ancient Music of Burgos, International Summer Festivals of Nágera, Palencia International Music Festival, International Music Festival of Jaca, International Festival "Murcia Tres Culturas", International Festival of the Monastery of Veruela, V Centennial of La Celestina, I International Festival of Sephardic Music in Córdoba, Fundación Juan March, etc.), as well as concerts in Auditoriums and Cultural Centers throughout the Spanish geography, in addition to presentations abroad (Germany, United States, Portugal, Poland, United Kingdom, Israel, France, ...)
The interpretations of the Trío Sefarad, are based on existing musicological studies, enriched by the own investigation and by the treatment with members of Sephardic communities of different countries.
The performances of the Sefarad Trio, have been recorded and broadcast by TVE (Spanish Television), regional and regional television channels (Spain), DW (Deutsche Welle, Germany), Radio Clásica (National Radio of Spain), CX6 SODRE (National Radio from Uruguay) and following the research and dissemination of Sephardic music, its members have been interviewed in: Cadena Ser (Spain), Channel 5 (television from Uruguay), Canal Alef (cable TV, Argentina), CX 24 Radio El Tiempo (Uruguay), newspaper El País, newspaper Últimas Noticias (Uruguay), etc.
In the discographic field, the Trío Sefarad, presented in 2005 its CD Aromas de Sefarad, recorded for the label Lachrimae and is currently preparing its second work.
He has collaborated with the musicologist Juan José Ruiz Molina recording the Sephardic music part of the Book - Disc: "Traditional Mediterranean Music - The common and the different"
The Trío Sefarad is dedicated to recovering and bringing to the concert halls this rich and forgotten repertoire.