One of the most celebrated and versatile musicians of his generation, the Spanish-born guitarist Pepe Romero has enjoyed a varied and illustrious career. He has made more than 60 recordings, including over 30 concertos.
He has appeared as featured soloist with the world’s greatest orchestras and ensembles, in collaboration with the most celebrated conductors. Pepe Romero has given premières of works by some of the finest composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno Torroba, Lorenzo Palomo, Padre Francisco de Madina, Ernesto Cordero and Celedonio Romero have written compositions for him.
Also a champion of earlier music, he has revived pieces by Sor, Giuliani, Molino, Carulli, Mertz, Boccherini, and others. Among other honours, Pepe Romero has been knighted into the Order of Isabel la Católica, awarded an honorary doctorate in music from the University of Victoria, and the Premio Andalucía de Música, the highest recognition given by his native land for contribution to the arts.