The Mexican guitarist Pablo Garibay has established himself as a leading force on the international classical guitar scene, with his pioneering interpretations of well-known classics and impressive performances of lesser-known masterpieces. With a repertoire that includes the great guitar concertos, notably those by Rodrigo, Vivaldi, Giuliani, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Manuel Ponce and Villa-Lobos, Pablo Garibay is particularly known for his interpretations of Latin American music, having performed premières by contemporary composers Ernesto Garcia de León, Juan Helguera, Diógenes Rivas, Mateo Barreiro, Ernesto Cordero, Rodrigo Sigal, and Tomás Barreiro. As a concerto soloist, he made his professional début with the Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de Mexico and has since appeared as soloist with orchestras throughout Europe and the Americas. A winner of no fewer than sixteen international prizes, including first prizes at the International Francisco Tárrega Competition, International Julián Arcas Competition (Spain), Manuel Ponce International Guitar Competition (Mexico City), René Bartoli International Competition (Aix-en-Provence, France), JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition (Buffalo, USA), the International Guitar Competition in Aachen, and the International Guitar Competition in Gevelsberg (Germany). He is currently Guitar Professor at the UNAM’s Music Faculty in Mexico City. Pablo Garibay plays guitars made by Kamil Jaderny.