He began his career in a self-taught way. Later he studied with Ricard Lamote de Grignon and Cristòfor Taltabull who led him to a style closer to neoclassicism. His contact with Scherchen, Xenakis and Nono, helped him to acquire a more experimental style; his style. From the 80's, Cercós began an aesthetic turn towards a neo-romantic style.
Its language has a very particular style, the result of a thorough investigation and that fuses its personal reading of the traditional elements and the modernity.
Among his works are his orchestral works (symphonies and concerts), chamber works, songs always based on texts by great poets and piano and keyboard music. An important chapter of his creative work has been theater and ballet music.