Eduardo Inestal, Spain
"His techinique, coupled with his good taste, makes him a fine artist" Joaquín Clerch
"Eduardo is a sensitive musician, direct and tremendously creative. He gives intensity in each interpretation”
“Inestal is, according to my opinion, a reference of the actual guitar”
Angel Sanchez Manglanos, Radio Nacional-Radio Clásica
"... You can´t imagine the tremendous impression you left on the young guitarists here in Havana. They
consider you, and it is true, among the great masters of the instrument, as a docent and as an interpreter.
You are a very serious musician, respectful with the intentions of the composer while giving your personal
visions of the works ... "
The young guitarist Eduardo Inestal is considered one of the most important guitarists of his
generation. He studied at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Salamanca and the Robert
Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf under the direction of Marcos Martin, Hugo Geller and
Joaquin Clerch respectively. ). He graduated with Honors and won the Award “Premio de honor”
and also gets Konzertexamen under the tutelage of Master Clerch with the highest rating "Mit
Auszeichnung-Cum Laude". At the same time, he studied History and got a Master in Education in
the University of Salamanca.
He attended numerous master classes where he met guitarists with worldwide reputation, such as
Joaquin Clerch, David Russell, Ricardo Gallén, Roberto Aussel, Demetrio Ballesteros, Eduardo
Isaac, Miguel Trápaga, Alex Garrobé, Margarita Escarpa, Carlo Marchione, Eduardo Isaac, Denis
Azabagic or Pavel Steidl and others,
Eduardo Inestal obtained 14 prizes in international competitions such as the "Norba Caesarina",
"Jose Tomas - Villa de Petrer", "Villa de Aranda", "Cesar Aira", "Luys Milan" among others, also
has developed an important concert activity as soloist and chamber musician in Europe and
America. Eduardo Inestal is invited to many music festivals as the “Festival internacional de
Guitarra de La Habana” (Cuba), "Festival Internacional de Segovia" (Spain),”La guitarra en los
jardines de Falla” (Granada-Spain) "Jóvenes Maestros Internacionales" (León, Spain), "Semana
de la Guitarra Villa de Petrer" (Spain), "Klanken Festival Maastricht" (Netherlands) "Niederrhein-
Musikfestival" (Germany), "Düsseldorf Guitar Festival" (Germany), Elfenauer Kultursommer (BernSwitzerland),
performing in major venues such as Auditorio Manuel de Falla in Granada, the Teatro
Lope de Vega in Valladolid, Teatro Conde Duque or Juan March Foundation in Madrid, Auditorium
"Ciudad de León", Robert Schumann Saal Dusseldorf, Cologne Philharmonie or National Theatre
He has premiered numerous works written for and dedicated to Eduardo Inestal, among which
should be highlighted José María Gallardo del Rey, Joaquín Clerch, Simone Iannarelli, Pepe Paya,
Javier Salvador, Francisco Albert Ricote, Santiago Quinto, Daniel Real, Pablo Rodriguez, Marius
Bajog or Jan Freidlin. He also played the world premiere of works by Juan Cruz Guevara, Alberto
Works, Daniel Casado, Mischa Tangian or Claudio Prieto and others.
His guitar has led him to work with music personalities like Guitarrist and composer Joaquín
Clerch, pianist Alberto Rosado and Anthony Spiri, bassoonist of the Concertgebouw Simon Van
Holen or conductors such a Leo Brouwer, Desar Sulejmani, Thomas Gabrish, Dorel Murgu or
Thomas Neuhoff among others.
Among his recordings, "La Guitarra de Burgos" (2012) is the most prominent and celebrated, being
head of program of classical radio (RNE) "La Guitarra" directed and presented by Angel Sanchez
He has won several scholarships such Injuve, E.On or "Fundación La Gaceta" being the first and
only guitarist in getting it.
Besides his international carrier, Eduardo Inestal is regularly invited to give master classes at
numerous institutions and festivals and as a jury-member in international competitions.
Eduardo Inestal plays exclusively with Knobloch Strings.