Rafael Aguirre is an internationally acclaimed musician whose deep understanding of music, dazzling virtuosity and immensely diverse repertoire has taken him to 22 countries.
Rafael Aguirre has won 13 first prizes at international competitions (a spanish record), including Pro Musicis (New York) and Tárrega (Benicàssim), made possible the beginning of an extraordinary career being today one of the most celebrated guitarists, following the spanish tradition set by Andrés Segovia and Narciso Yepes.
Highlights of past seasons include recitals in leading concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Tchaikovsky Hall Moscow, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, London´s St John Smith Square, Gasteig Munich, Hamburg Laeiszhalle, Palau de la Musica Valencia and Tonhalle Dusseldorf. His playing has been described by the international press as “a blessing” (Mainz Echo) and with “maturity and intensity” (Ritmo Magazine), whereby his hometown honored him with the “Málaga Joven Award 2011″.
A perfect guitarist, with a sophisticated technique and a full-bodied sound.
The future of the concert Guitar.
One of the most acclaimed ambassadors of the Spanish Guitar.
One of the great promises of the classical guitar of the moment.
Diario La Opinión de Malaga
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