The musical quality of the classical guitarist Álvaro Toscano has been endorsed by more than fifteen international awards, among which are the first prize in the 96º Concurso Permanente de Juventudes Musicales of Spain, first prize in the International City of Guimaraes Competition (Portugal), first prize in the XX International Classical Guitar Competition “Villa de Petrer”, second prize in the Sevilla International Guitar Competition or being finalist in Francisco Tárrega Competition (Benicassim). He also accumulates several public that denote his immense communication skills as a musician.

His repertoire stands out for its breadth, interpreting music from the Renaissance to present-day premieres such as Antonio Blanco Tejero or María Jesus Amaro. He also usually performs chamber music, forming part of the Synestha guitar duo, having collaborated with the  FIP Guadalquivir Ensemble or the Leonor Quartet among others. He also has being soloist with the most prestigious orchestras in Spain as Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra or Castellón Symphonic Orchestra,

He has offered more than seventy recitals and masterclasses in different parts of the European geography, highlighting his participation in the Chicago Guitar Festival (EEUU), London Guitar Festival in the UK, Sarajevo International Guitar Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Uppsala Guitar Festival in Sweden, Harmonia Cordis Guitar Festival in Rumania, Szeged International Guitar Festival in Hungary. He also offers unusual recitals such as “Sofar Sounds”, trying to bring classical music closer to all kinds of public.

Álvaro uses a guitar built by the Spanish luthier José Paniagua with Knobloch Strings.


Rarely do so many extraordinary qualities converge in such a young performer: an admirable technique, a moving musicality and a confidence on stage that place us in the presence of a true artistic personality. 

Javier Riba, El Día de Córdoba


April 23 | Caja Badajoz Cultural Center. Mérida, Spain (Solo Recital)

June 3 | Cacereña Musical Association. Cáceres, Spain (Solo Recital)

June 6 | Cajasol Foundation Theater, Seville, Spain (Synestha guitar duo)

June 25 | Escuela Bolera y guitarra española. Perro Paco, Madrid, Spain (With dancer Cristina Cazorla)

July 3 | Ribeira Sacra Guitar Festival, Monforte Del Lemos, Spain (Synestha guitar duo)

July 21-25 | José Tomás Villa de Petrer International Guitar Festival, Spain (Eurostrings Guitar Competition)

August 9 | Cádiz, Spain (Solo Recital)

August 15 | Museo-Casa Cervantes, Valladolid, Spain (Solo Recital)

August 17 | Casa de la Juventud, Córdoba, Spain (Synestha guitar duo)

Date to be confirmed | Sarajevo International Guitar Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Solo Recital and Masterclass)

September 24 | Valls, Tarragona, Spain (Solo Recital)

September 25 | Moiá, Barcelona, ​​Spain (Solo Recital)

September 26 | La Bisbal de l´Empordà, Gerona, Spain (Solo Recital)

October 12 | Campo de Criptana, Ciudad Real, Spain (Solo Recital)

October 14-16 | Uppsala International Guitar Festival, Sweden (Solo Recital and Masterclass)

October 20-24 | London International Guitar Festival, England (Solo Recital and Masterclass)

November 3-7 | Novum Generatio International Guitar Festival, Romania (Solo recital and masterclass)