Pedro Rodrigues

Winner of Artist's International Auditions (New York), Sor Competition (Rome), Young Musicians Award (Lisbon) and prizewinner at Paris, Verona, Valencia, Montelimar, Sernancelhe among other competitions, guitarist Pedro Rodrigues started his musical studies at the age of 5 and the study of classical guitar at 9 with José Mesquita Lopes with whom he completed his course of study with highest honours and as recipient of the Gulbenkian Scholarship. Later, he continued his studies with Alberto Ponce at the École Normale de Musique de Paris, receiving the Diplome Supérieur de Concertiste de Guitare "a l'unanimité avec felicitations" and he has also taken master classes with Leo Brouwer, David Russell, Joaquin Clerch e Darko Petrinjiak. Pedro Rodrigues performed either as soloist, chamber music ensembles or orchestras (Gulbenkian, Filarmonia das Beiras, Algarve's among others) in Europe, America and Africa in prestigious halls like Carnegie's Weill Hall - New York, Salle Cortot - Paris, Ateneo - Madrid, Endler Hall - Cape Town, Centro Cultural de Belém - Lisbon, Gulbenkian Foundation - Lisbon, Casa da Música - Oporto and he is regularly invited to teach masterclasses in Europe and USA. Mr. Rodrigues recorded for RTP, RDP, RTM, SABC, WIPR Broadcasting Companies and for NUMÉRICA, JNS Music and Nuova Venezia recording labels.

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