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Pedro López Salas - Piano


Born in 1997, Pedro is a Spanish pianist who is currently studying the Master of Performance Degree with the legendary pianist and pedagogue Norma Fisher at the “Royal College of Music” in London (RCM), awarded with full scholarship and the title of the "Leverhulme Honorary Arts Scholarships". He is a "Talent Unlimited" artist, as well as a "Keyboard Trust" artist, both from the UK.

He has been awarded with more than 40 prizes at International and National piano competitions (among them, the First Prizes at the Malta International Piano Competition; International Piano Competition "Composers of Spain" CIPCE (Las Rozas, Madrid); “Joan Chisell” Schumann Prize of the RCM (London), etc.)

He has also received crucial inspiration from internationally renowned masters such as Dmitri Baskirov, Dmitri Alexeev, Alexander Kobrin, Pavel Nerssesian, Marianna Aivazova, Pascal Nemirovsky, Pavel Gililov and Ludmil Angelov.

He has performed throughout Spain and Europe in auditoriums such as the "Manuel de Falla" in Granada, "Teatro Circo" in Albacete, Aachen Theater, "Wiener Saal" in Salzburg and as a soloist with the Orquesta de Valencia (OV) in the "Palau de la Música" in Valencia and with the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla (ROSS) in the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, he has been praised by the critics as "more than an excellent pianist, he is a soloist and almost a conductor, judging by his scenic development" (Ritmo magazine) or "enormous security and great capacity of the young pianist to endow Liszt's concerto number 2 with expressiveness and poetry" (El correo de Sevilla). Also, in the "Miguel Delibes" of Valladolid, playing with the OSCYL ("Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León"); "Teatro Canónigos de la Granja" of Segovia and "Centro Cultural Nicolás Salmerón" of Madrid and with the CSKG orchestra, performing the second piano concertos of F. Chopin and F. Liszt, etc. Among his scheduled performances, it deserves an specoal mention the "Rhapsody in Blue" by G. Gershwin at the ADDA in Alicante and the “Auditorio Internacional de Torrevieja” with the OST (“Orquesta Sinfónica de Torrevieja”), as well as having been invited to perform Rachmaniov's concerto number 2 again with the ROSS at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, given his fabulous previous reviews with Liszt's 2. In addition, in 2022 he will make an international concert tour in the UK (London), Russia (Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk), as well as Spain (Lleida, Albacete,etc.).

He has offered numerous interviews for international and national press, radio and television. "Three encores, standing audience and a long line of spectators lined up to congratulate the young Spanish pianist. Pedro López Salas brightened up the evening in Milan" (Cultura di Milano).

updated March 2022

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