Ricardo Rodríguez


Ricardo Rodríguez La MadrileñaEl Paso, in the heart of La Palma Island, is the home town of Ricardo Rodríguez, where he commences his music career in the music school of the municipal band at the age of 8.

He receives tuition in conservatoires of Tenerife, Joaquín Turina in Madrid, Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid and the Brass Academy in Alicante respectively. During this time he is taught by professors such as José María Collado Ordoño, Manuel Antonio Fernández, Elies Moncholí and Nuri Guarnaschelli.

With regards to period horns and early music, he is taught under supervision of Javier Bonet, specialising in natural horn performance. He pursues postgraduate studies and achieves a joint masters’ degree from the Escuela Superior de Música de Cataluña and the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. On top of that he also had one-to-one classes, wich were given by Manuel Antonio Fernández, Raúl Díaz and Thomas Müller among others.

Currently he is natural horn and orchestra parts professor in Higher School of Music Education Katarina Gurska. Additionally he performs as period horns specialist, collaborating with ensembles such as Europa Galante (Italy), Das Neue Orchester (Germany), Musica Humana 430 (Poland), La Madrileña (Spain), Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla (Spain), Trondheim Barokk (Norway), Stile Galante (Italy), Baroque Orchestra of Juiz de Fora (Brazil), Teatre Instrumental (Spain), Forma Antiqua (Spain) or the Orquesta Barroca de la Universidad de Salamanca (Spain) alongside renowned musicians such as Enrico Onofri, Giovanni Antonini, Fabio Biondi, Lorenzo Coppola, Chiara Bianchini or Christophe Coin.

In addition to above he has also worked with ensembles such as Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquesta Filarmónica de Malaga, Orchestra Academy of Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Joven Orquesta de Soria and Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid in his homeland. Collaborations abroad include the Spira Mirabilis Orchestra in Italy, Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra in Vietnam and as solo performer with the Blasmusikkreisverband Ravensburg in Germany among others.