Cross Vibes Foundation arranges a series of concert to boost the cultural life of our region at these difficult times.
We proudly present Sandro Rodrigues who will give a guitar feast from his latest album: FANTASIA.
Sandro was born in the city of S. João da Madeira, Portugal. He started to study guitar, officially, at the age of 10 in the Academia de Música de S. João da Madeira, with Professor Carlos Moreira. In 2011 he entered de Escola Profissional de Música de Espinho, where he studied with Professor Tiago Emanuel Cassola for three years.
In 2014 he traveled to Zaragoza to study in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón with the masters Pedro Mateo and Àlex Garrobé. He also studied Ancient Plucked Instruments with the theorbist Daniel Zapico. After his journey in Spain, Sandro packed his guitar and went to The Netherlands to complement his studies with the Maestro Carlo Marchione, finishing his Master Degree with the maximum grade and a distinction.
During his career, Sandro has premiered works from composers like Nuno Peixoto, Bernardo Pérez and Alberto Caracciolo.
Sandro Rodrigues has been in masterclasses of great guitarists, such as Ricardo Gallén, Judicael Perroy, Dejan Ivanovic, Marco Socías, Marlon Titre, Marco Smaili, Petrit Çeku, José Antonio Escobar, Michailis Kontaxakis, Rafael Aguirre, Roberto Aussel, and many others.
Recently, Sandro released his debut CD “FANTASIA” with his own transcriptions for guitar of Telemann’s XII Fantasias for Viola da Gamba, with COBRA Records, and was awarded with the Henriette Hustinx Award in music 2020.
The tickets will be available shortly.