Rosa Torres-Pardo

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Rosa Torres-Pardo is one of the most renowned Spanish pianists. She won the Extraordinary Prize of Degree at the “Real Conservatorio Superior de Música” in Madrid. After studying in Spain with Joaquín Soriano and Gloria Olaya, she expanded her knowledge with María Curcio in London, Adele Marcus at the New York’s The Juilliard School and Hans Graff in Viena.

Among other prizes and recognitions, she has won the Masterplayers International Piano Competition in Lugano (Switzerland) and the Isaac Albéniz Medal, together with Alicia de Larrocha, thanks to their performance and diffusion of the Albéniz’s masterpiece Iberia. She was awarded with the National Music Award 2017.

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She made her debut in 1987 with the German orchestra Philharmonia Hungarica under the baton of Jean-Bernard Pommier, playing the Prokofiev’s Third concert. Since then, Rosa Torres-Pardo has played with some of the most prestigious orchestras, such as Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, London Royal Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin or Moscow Virtuosi, among many others. She has worked with conductors as Charles Dutoit, Vladimir Spivakov, Tamás Vásáry, José Serebrier, Jesús López Cobos, Josep Pons, Antoni Ros Marbà, Plácido Domingo, Yuri Temirkanov or Jean Fournet. She has appeared in the most important theaters and concert halls, such as Teatro Real and Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington, Wigmore Hall in London, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Musikhalle in Hamburg, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Hong Kong City Hall, Columns Hall in Moscow, etc. She also has worked with chamber groups such as Melos, Assai and Janáček quartets, and with singers like María Bayo, Marina Pardo and Isabel Rey.

She has recorded for different recordings labels, such as Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Calando, Naxos or Glossa. Among her most notable recordings are Granados’ Goyescas, Russian Ballets (Prokofiev and Stravinsky), Montsalvatge’s Concierto Breve and Albéniz’s Rapsodia with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Nin Culmell’s Concierto with the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla or the Balada’s Concierto 3 with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya. Recently she has recorded Tangos, habaneras y otras milongas for Deutsche Grammophon, Ricardo Llorca’s Las horas vacías with the New York Opera Society and the Antonio Soler’s Quintetos for Columna Música.

During the last years, she has collaborated in various interdisciplinary projects, such as the musical film “Iberia”, by Carlos Saura, “Albéniz, el color de la música” by López-Linares, “La vida rima”, with the famous Spanish singer Ana Belén and “Así que pasen 100 años”, by Javier Rioyo. She has produced and starred “Una rosa para Soler” and “El amor y la muerte”, by Arantxa Aguirre.

During the season 19/20 she will play the Stravinsky’s Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra with the Spanish National Orchestra, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue in Pamplona, and several recitals (Madrid, Gijón, etc.).

Since 2011, Rosa Torres-Pardo has been artist-in-residence at The New York Opera Society and member of the Instituto Cervantes patronage.

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Wednesday February 27th, 2019 in News, Ana María Valderrama, Rubik Ensemble, Rosa Torres-Pardo

Musika-Música 2019: Rubik Ensemble, Rosa Torres-Pardo and Ana María Valderrama

Musika-Música Festival 2019 will take place next weekend, 1st to 3rd March, at the Palacio Euskalduna in Bilbao. It will be the debut in Spain of the international chamber group…
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Tuesday April 17th, 2018 in News, Juan de la Rubia, Ramón Ortega Quero, Rosa Torres-Pardo, Clara Andrada, Joaquín Riquelme, Uxia Martínez Botana

Do you have time? Meet our artists at La Dársena (Spanish National Radio show)

We have compiled the interviews to our musicians made by a program of the Spanish National Radio, "La dársena". The radio show is hosted by Jesús Trujillo and María del…
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Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 in News, Rosa Torres-Pardo

Rosa Torres-Pardo opens the Ankara Piano Festival

She has just won the National Music Award, granted by the Spanish Ministry of culture. Rosa Torres-Pardo will play “Goyescas” by Granados at the opening of the Ankara Piano Festival,…
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