An associate professor at the Federico Moreno Torroba Music School in Madrid, guitarist Pablo Rioja divides his time between his academic work and his performing career. He has given recitals in many different concert halls, in Africa and Asia as well as across Europe.
He has made live recordings for Radio Nacional de España, Radio Télévision Suisse, and the national broadcasters of Morocco and Lebanon, as well as having recorded two CDs for Eudora Records, one as part of the guitar duo L’Encouragement, alongside Herminia Navarro, and the current album with Andrés Ortiz.
Pablo Rioja studied chamber music with Rocío Samper and guitar with Luis Briso de Montiano and Miguel Ángel Jiménez at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid. In 2009 he completed his musical training with a Master’s in Classical Guitar at the University of Extremadura under the supervision of Ricardo Gallén.