Pauline Inspired, available now!

Pauline Inspired, the long-awaited new recording by Laure de Marcellus and Alberto Urroz featuring songs written by and for the great 19th century Spanish-French diva, composer and muse, Pauline García Viardot, is now available for streaming on the usual channels: iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, etc. This extraordinary selection of songs features world premieres such as some … [Read more…]

Great success of the 43rd International EPTA Conference under the presidency of Alberto Urroz, CEO.

The 43rd International EPTA Conference, organized in Madrid by EPTA Spain under the presidency of Alberto Urroz, appointed Conference CEO and European President of the European Piano Teachers Association for the 2020-2021 academic year, was held with great success despite the difficult global situation due to the pandemic. The Conference was attended by more than … [Read more…]

Laure de Marcellus and Alberto Urroz pay tribute to Pauline Garcia Viardot.

In March 2022, Pauline Inspired, Alberto Urroz and Laure de Marcellus’ first album collaboration, will be released internationally on the Centaur Records label. This project, conceived and recorded when most countries were under lockdown due to the pandemic, presents an extraordinary collection of beautiful melodies, many unknown and never recorded, written by and for the … [Read more…]

Alberto Urroz returns to the March Foundation with “Fantasies for piano”

Alberto Urroz will close on February 3 the cycle called “Nineteenth-century Spanish piano music: a proposed canon”. The program features piano works by Martín Sánchez Allú, Juan Bautista Pujol, Chopin and Liszt. It is a tribute to works inspired by stage music, especially operas by Donizetti, Bellini, Gounod, Verdi and zarzuela by Gaztambide. The concert … [Read more…]

Arkadia – Meetings with the Maestro

“Arkadia – meetings with the Maestro” is an international festival of excellence to promote training in classical music performance by the hand of Maestro Alberto Urroz. Arkadia was born from the need to reorient the current musical education where rush and interests outside of music are breaking the chain of knowledge and musical values ​​transmitted … [Read more…]

Guest Professor at the Talent Music Summer Courses in Brescia.

Alberto Urroz is again in 2020 one of the visiting professors at the prestigious summer courses in Brescia where some of the most famous  teachers in the world are invited weekly through the summer. Brescia’s master classes last from June to September. Alberto Urroz´masterclasees will take place from July 6 to 11. For more information … [Read more…]

Concert in “Terras sem sombra” Festival with Filipina soprano Manila Adap

Within the XV program of the prestigious Portuguese festival “Terras sem sombra”, Alberto Urroz accompanies the Filipina soprano Manila Adap in an exceptional journey from the most recognized Filipino songs (Kundiman) to classics of the western repertoire for soprano. “Traveling Heart: Love and Lullaby Songs in the East and in the West” features songs by … [Read more…]

Artistic Director & President of the Jury at the 1st Madrid Shigeru Kawai Piano Competition

The First Shigeru Kawai City of Madrid Piano Competition was held from the 4th to the 7th of April with great success. This contest organized by Kawai Spain in collaboration with EPTA Spain has appointed Ana Guijarro, Honorary President of EPTA Spain, and Alberto Urroz, current EPTA President, as artistic directors. The Competition Final was … [Read more…]

Scarlatti Sonatas, available now!

“Scarlatti Sonatas”, the new commercial recording by Alberto Urroz on Ibs Classical has been released and can be purchased on the label’s page as well as digitally on iTunes, amazon, etc., and physically at distribution points such as El Corte Inglés. This selection of 14 sonatas gathers some of the most well-known along with others scarcely … [Read more…]

Extraordinary Doctorate Award for the best thesis in Arts and Humanities by the UAX

Alberto Urroz has been awarded the Extraordinary Doctorate Award by the University Alfonso X el Sabio for the best doctoral thesis in Arts and Humanities of the 2016-2017 academic year, with special mention to his thesis director, Dra. Alicia Villar Lecumberri. The thesis “Optimization of the teaching-learning process of piano technique: models to develop efficiency … [Read more…]