Cañizares

Polyarts signs guitarist and composer Cañizares

8 July 2015

Polyarts (in partnership with HarrisonParrott) is delighted to welcome award winning guitarist and composer Cañizares to its roster for international management.
 
Described by Sir Simon Rattle as “a phenomenal guitarist” Cañizares has a career spanning over four decades, a discography of over 100 albums, and is the first and only flamenco guitarist to perform with the Berliner Philharmoniker - he played Concierto de Aranjuez with the orchestra directed by Rattle at Madrid’s Teatro Real.
 
Cañizares has collaborated with numerous leading artists over the years, including Paco de Lucía, Enrique Morente, Camarón de la Isla, Serrat, Alejandro Sanz, Mauricio Sotelo, Leo Brouwer, John Paul Jones and Peter Gabriel.
 
As a composer Cañizares has written works for the Spanish National Ballet Company and soundtracks for films including La Lola se va a los puertos and Flamenco, and next year he will work on a new commission for the Orquesta Nacional de España.
 
Recent and upcoming highlights include performances with Orchestre National de Lille, Mauricio Sotelo’s El Público at Teatro Real in Madrid, Palau de Música de Catalana, Auditorium di Milano, Festival de Granada, Festival de Radio France et Montpellier and La Folle Journée.