Ricardo Iznaola is artist-in-residence, Director of the Conservatory and Chair of the Guitar and Harp Department at the Lamont School of Music of the University of Denver, Colorado, where he has been awarded the Distinguished Faculty Artist Award in 1990, and named the university lecturer in 1994. In 2004 he received the John Evans Distinguished Professorship, the highest distinction bestowed by the university to its faculty. Born in Havana in 1949, he has lived since 1980 in the United States, after periods in Venezuela and Spain, countries where he established deep roots and where he began and developed his international career as concert artist, composer and pedagogue. Winner of nine international prizes as performer and composer, he has published didactic texts and musical scores in Europe, the United States and Latin-America, as well as numerous recordings, among which are the premières of the great Sonatas by Antonio Lauro and Antonio José, repertoire by the Spanish composers of the Generation of ’27, and his own compositions and transcriptions.
For more information, please visit www.iznaolaguitarworks.com and portfolio.du.edu/riznaola.
Role: Classical Artist
|ADLER, S.: Cantos III, VI A, X, XVI, XIX and XXI / Close Encounters / 5 Snapshots (Fulmer, Kelly, Eldan, Muroki, Iznaola, June Han)