Bringing the world's best players to a concert near you

January and February, 2024

Derek Gripper:
Music from the Strings of Mali

July, 2023 Australian Tour

Concerts in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Regional Victoria and Melbourne.

Private teaching in Melbourne and online masterclass available on July 10th and 11th.

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Dive into the mesmerizing world of Spanish guitar music with “Six Strings, One Heart: The Enchanting Spanish Guitar of Andrea Gonzalez Caballero.” This enthralling concert program showcases the prodigious talent of Andrea, transporting the audience through a vibrant musical journey that will leave them spellbound.

The concert opens with the alluring “Fantasy on themes from La Traviata” by Francisco Tárrega, setting the stage for a passionate exploration of Spanish guitar music. Delight in R. Sainz de la Maza’s riveting compositions, including “Rondeña,” “Petenera,” and “Zapateado,” as Andrea brings to life the fiery spirit and rhythmic flair of traditional Spanish music.

Experience the picturesque beauty of F.M. Torroba’s “Castles of Spain,” as Andrea gracefully weaves tales of historic landmarks, such as Torija, Manzanares el Real, and Montemayor. Let the vivid colors and energy of Cataluña and Sevilla captivate you through the evocative works of Isaac Albéniz.

The program also features an enchanting selection of Spanish songs arranged by Carles Trepat, including Manuel López-Quiroga’s “Tatuaje,” “Ojos Verdes,” “Dime que me quieres,” and “Romance de Valentía.” These captivating tunes showcase the lyrical charm and timeless melodies of the Spanish repertoire.

The concert reaches its crescendo with Manuel de Falla’s iconic “Miller’s Dance” and “Spanish Dance La Vida Breve,” where Andrea’s virtuosity and engaging stage presence come to the fore, captivating the audience with her magnetic performance.

Seize this unique opportunity to witness a masterful celebration of Spanish guitar music. Allow Andrea Gonzalez Caballero’s six strings and one heart to sweep you away on a journey of enchantment, passion, and musical excellence. Book your concert ticket now for a truly unforgettable experience that will resonate with you long after the final note has been played.

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Hailed as “the female voice of the Spanish guitar” by Opera World Magazine, Andrea Gonzalez Caballero is an extraordinary talent, enchanting audiences worldwide with her impeccable skills and evocative performances. A record-breaker, Andrea is the youngest guitarist to win First Prize at the prestigious “XIII Alhambra International Guitar Competition” (Valencia) and has also claimed First Prize and Special Prize at the “XL International Competition F. Sor” (Rome).

BBC Music Magazine recognizes Andrea as one of the bright, emerging stars of the classical guitar world. She’s captivated audiences in renowned venues like Palau de la Música in Barcelona, National Auditorium, and Juan March Foundation in Madrid. In Germany, Andrea has shared the stage with Sinfonietta Ratingen and Neue Philharmonie Westfalen. As a soloist, she’s been handpicked by the International Guitar Foundation of London to perform at international music festivals, including the “London Guitar Festival,” delighting concert-goers at iconic locations like King’s Cross in London and Sage Gateshead in Newcastle.

Andrea’s 2017 Naxos CD showcases her diverse talents, featuring new guitar compositions alongside works from legendary composers like B. Britten, Albéniz, and Tárrega. This critically acclaimed album earned her the Golden Melomano distinction by Melomano Magazine, with glowing reviews that described it as “delicate, elegant, and majestic.”

A passionate advocate for education, Andrea has been generously supported by prestigious institutions like the “Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,” “DAAD” (German Academic Exchange Service), “AIE” (Society of Performing Artists of Spain), and “Provincial Council of Guipuzcoa.” These opportunities allowed her to study at the Robert Schumann Musikhochschule in Düsseldorf, Germany, where she graduated with honors. Most recently, Andrea earned a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University and received the James Winship Lewis Memorial Prize.

Dedicated to expanding the classical guitar repertoire, Andrea has premiered works by esteemed composers such as Sergio Assad, Joaquín Clerch, Carlos Fernando López, and Dustin Carlson. Her recent projects include a role in the film “No Man’s Land,” where she co-composed and performed part of the soundtrack. Furthermore, Andrea has collaborated with Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning composer and producer Carlos Fernando López on the release of “EUSKARAZ.”

Proudly sponsored by Guitarras Alhambra and D’addario and co., Andrea Gonzalez Caballero continues to mesmerize audiences with her extraordinary talent, making her classical guitar concert tour an unforgettable experience for all.