Ricardo Jesus Gallen Garcia studied guitar and ancient music at the Universities of Salzburg (Mozarteum) and Munich with the Masters Fisk, Eglhuber, Spiri, Gilbert, Huebscher and Clerch.
In 1999 he graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich with Joaquin Clerch. He performed in the most important concert halls throughout the world and played concerts under the direction of well-known conductors.
Ricardo Gallen received over twenty prestigious international prizes and recorded works for the state radio and television in numerous countries. Presently on the market are his four CD’s recorded for Naxos, in which he performs music by Giuliani, Brouwer, Takemitsu and many other, as well as all the concerts for guitar and orchestra by Joaquin Rodrigo.
The first disc was among Naxos' 50 top-selling records for 2001, and received sensational reviews in the specialized press. He was Eliot Fisk’s assistant professor at Mozarteum University of Salzburg for five years and he is presently professor at the University of Extremadura, Spain and professor at the University of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany.
RICARDO GALLÉN & CAMERATA SERBICA
Fernando Sor: Gran Solo
Federico Moreno: Torroba Sonatina
William Walton: Five Bagatelas
Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez