Pedro Rodrigues


Winner of the Artists International Auditions (New York), Concorso Sor (Rome), Prémio Jovens Músicos (Lisbon) and an award winner at various competitions including those of Salieri-Zinetti, Paris, Montélimar, Valencia and Sernancelhe, Pedro Rodrigues began his musical studies at 5 years of age and, at 8 years, his guitar studies with José Mesquita Lopes at the Escola de Música do Orfeão de Leiria, where he concluded his studies with full marks as a scholarship student of the Gulbenkian Foundation. He participated in masterclasses with David Russell, Leo Brouwer, Joaquin Clerch and Darko Petrinjiak. Pedro later studied with Alberto Ponce at the École Normale de Musique de Paris, where he completed the Diplome Superieur de Concertiste in Chamber Music and in Guitar, graduating with "unanimité et félicitations" from the jury in the latter. He completed his PhD in Music at the University of Aveiro. He has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle Cortot in Paris, the National Concert Hall of Taipei, Ateneo in Madrid, the Sala Manuel de Falla of Madrid, Endler Hall in Cape Town, India International Centre of New Delhi, the Sala Raúl Juliá in San Juan, and in Portugal, the Centro Cultural de Belem, Casa da Música and the Grande Auditório da Fundação Gulbenkian.

Albums from Pedro Rodrigues