“Fluent technique, golden tone and singing musicality poured from his guitar. Pierri matched panache with reflectiveness and superb rhythmic flexibility.” –Vancouver Sun
Internationally acclaimed as a leading personality in the world of the guitar, Álvaro Pierri has received top prizes in the International Guitar Competition in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the International Guitar Competition in Porto Alegre, Brazil; and the 18th International Competition in Paris. Pierri has shared the stage with artists including Charles Dutoit and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra with Wojciech Rajski, and the London Chamber Orchestra. A widely sought-after teacher, Pierri is an appointed professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Austria and has given master classes throughout the world. Pierri is a two-time recipient of the Canadian Félix Award for Classical Album of the Year.