Javier García Moreno
He was born in Malaga, and at only 5 years old he began studying the guitar with his father, the guitarist and professor at the Superior Conservatory of Music of Malaga Antonio García Azuaga. Subsequently, he continued his training at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid, where he was unanimously awarded the "End of Career Honor Award".
His artistic career is full of recognitions, including the Maestro “Alirio Díaz” commission, the Ateneo Ilugo medal, the “Per il concertismo” Cittá di Fiuggi Award or the Cittá di Treviso Recognition for "his artistic contribution to cultural heritage." , among others. In addition, he has been awarded in many national and international competitions and has given concerts in theaters in Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, England, Switzerland, Holland, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, (former ) Yugoslavia, Turkey, United States, Cuba, Venezuela, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, Japan, etc.
Among the theaters and auditoriums where he has performed as a soloist we can highlight Carnegie Hall in New York, the National Auditorium in Madrid, the “Andrés Segovia” House Museum, the Guitar Palace in Japan and the Cervantes Theater in Malaga, among others. Likewise, he has performed as a soloist in orchestras including the Berlin Chamber Orchestra, the Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Caracas, the European Union Chamber Orchestra, the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lublin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Recently, he has been awarded by the “Tokyo Japanese Guitar School”, where an edition of his album “Chaconne” has been published, recorded live at the Guitar Palace in Japan.
Currently, he is Professor of Guitar and Director of the Superior Conservatory of Music of Malaga, and regularly participates in some of the main music and guitar festivals existing internationally. He teaches master classes at conservatories and universities in Europe and the United States, as well as makes recordings for radio and television networks in various countries.
Due to his work and tireless concert activity around the world, he is considered by international critics as one of the most outstanding and important guitarists of his generation. There are countless citations in prestigious magazines, as well as in national and international press, that praise his interpretations. An example worth highlighting is the specialized magazine Sound Board (United States), in which he expresses about his 1993 concert at George Washington University:
“His magnificent performance and warm
and attractive sound, full of richness, made
to the room breaking into tireless and tireless applause.”