Ernesto Bitetti

Ernesto Bitetti was born in Argentina and has lived in Madrid since 1968. He played in such famous halls as the Bolshoi, Concertgebouw, Lincoln Center, Pleyel, Teatro Colon, Musikverein, Kennedy Center, Gulbenkian and many others.

Ernesto Bitetti has been invited by the most prestigious world wide orchestras. Composers of the stature of Rodrigo, Torroba, Tedesco, Duarte, Abril, Piazzolla, dedicated pieces for him. His numerous recordings on such labels as Hispavox, EMI, VOX, ERATO and Deutsche Grammophon are distributed all over the world. His TV program Bitetti from the Aranjuez Palace won the International Television Prize in Prague. In 1986 he recorded his first CD for EMI International with the London Philharmonia Orchestra. In 1989, Bitetti created and is the Chairman of the Guitar Program at Indiana University.