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ngel Romero (musician)

1 Discography

ngel Romero (born August 17, 1946 in Mlaga) is a

Spanish classical guitarist, conductor and former member
of the guitar quartet Los Romeros. He is the youngest
son of Celedonio Romero, who in 1957 left Spain for the
United States with his family.

Concierto de Aranjuez and Fantasia para un Gentilhombre

A Touch of Class: Popular Classics Transcribed for

Romero made his professional debut at the age of six. At

the age of sixteen, at his United States debut, he appeared
as the Los Angeles Philharmonics rst guitar soloist, giving Joaqun Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez its premiere
for the US West Coast. He has studied conducting with
Eugene Ormandy, the conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

A Touch of Romance: Spanish & Latin Favorites

Transcribed for Guitar
Angel Romero Plays Bach: The Music of Bach
Transcribed for Guitar

He has performed as a soloist with orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, the New World Symphony,
and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. He has also
conducted the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Academy of St
Martin in the Fields, the Royal Philharmonic, Germanys
NDR Symphony Orchestra and the Berlin Symphoniker,
the Beijing Philharmonic, the Euro-Asia Philharmonic,
the Shanghai Symphony, the Bogot Philharmonic, the
Chicago Sinfonietta, the Orquesta de Baja California, the
Santa Barbara Symphony, the San Diego Symphony and
the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, among others. He
has made highly acclaimed recordings for Delos International, RCA Victor Red Seal and RCA Victor Worldwide, Telarc and Angel/EMI (Angel/EMI recordings produced by Patti Laursen).

Granados: Twelve Spanish Dances

Vivaldi Concertos with the Academy of St Martin in
the Fields
Remembering the Future
Romero/Rodrigo Solo works for guitar
Bella: The Incomparable Artistry of Angel Romero

2 Bibliography
Bella: The Incomparable Artistry of Angel
Romero instructional book

On February 11, 2000 at the USC Thornton School of

Music, he and his brothers, Pepe and Celin, were each
presented with the Grand Cross of Isabel la Catolica (the
highest honour that can be oered in Spain), and were
knighted for their musical accomplishments; the ceremony included a gala performance by The Romeros and
the Thornton Chamber Orchestra.[1]

3 Videography
Angel Romero: The Art of Classical Guitar DVD
Angel Romero, Virtuoso DVD

In 2007, he was honoured by the Recording Academy,

producer of the Grammy Awards, with the Recording
Academy Presidents Merit Award.

4 See also

He has also been involved in the lm industry. In 1989,

The Romero Guitar Quartet
he performed the score for The Milagro Beaneld War,
directed by Robert Redford. In 1994, he composed and
196090: Celedonio Romero, Celin Romero, Pepe
directed the musical score for Bienvenido-Welcome, a lm
Romero, ngel Romero
by Gabriele Retes, for which he won the 1995 ARIEL
(the Academy Award of Mexico). He also performed
199096: Celedonio Romero, Celin Romero, Pepe
and recorded the score for By the Sword composed by
Romero, Celino Romero
Bill Conti, and played a cameo role in Bound by Honor,
a Taylor Hackford lm.
since 1996: Celin Romero, Pepe Romero, Celino
Romero, Lito Romero

External links
Ocial website
Some photos of LP covers (Oviatt Library Digital
Angel Romero interview by Bruce Due


[1] Faculty Proles: Pepe Romero. USC Thornton School

of Music. Retrieved 2011-05-14.


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