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The Romeros

2019-2020 Season: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of The Romeros Quartet

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"Guardians of the Holy Grail of the Classical Guitar. What the Three Tenors are to the world of opera, The Romeros are to the classical guitar."
Leipzig Volkszeitung after a performance at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany

"Collectively, they are the only classical guitar quartet of real stature in the world today; in fact, they virtually invented the format."
New York Times

"The Romeros have developed the technique of the guitar by making what is difficult…to be, easy! They are, without a doubt, the grand masters of the guitar."
Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish Composer

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Over half a century after walking onto the world stage as the first classical guitar quartet, The Romeros continue to be a veritable institution in the world of classical music, dazzling countless audiences and winning the raves of reviewers worldwide.

Known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” the Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. The Quartet went through natural transformations, and today consists of the second (Celin & Pepe) and third generations (Lito & Celino). To . . .

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    • The Romeros at The White House for President Carter
      The Romeros at The White House for President Carter
    • The Romeros at the Vatican in 1983 for Pope John Paul II
      The Romeros at the Vatican in 1983 for Pope John Paul II
    • The Romeros in Adelaide
      The Romeros in Adelaide
    • The Romeros, Photo Credit: Mark Johnson, Ironstring, Writing & Photography
      The Romeros, Photo Credit: Mark Johnson, Ironstring, Writing & Photography
    • The Romeros, Photo Credit: Mark Johnson, Ironstring, Writing & Photography
      The Romeros, Photo Credit: Mark Johnson, Ironstring, Writing & Photography
    • Celino Romero (left), from back to front: Pepe Romero, Celin Romero, Lito Romero; Photo: Sandy Scheller
      Celino Romero (left), from back to front: Pepe Romero, Celin Romero, Lito Romero; Photo: Sandy Scheller
    • (from L to R) Celino Romero, Celin Romero, Lito Romero, Pepe Romero; Photo: Marvin Sloben
      (from L to R) Celino Romero, Celin Romero, Lito Romero, Pepe Romero; Photo: Marvin Sloben
    • (from L to R) Celino Romero, Pepe Romero, Celin Romero, Lito Romero; Photo: Marvin Sloben
      (from L to R) Celino Romero, Pepe Romero, Celin Romero, Lito Romero; Photo: Marvin Sloben
    • (from L to R) Celin Romero, Celino Romero, Lito Romero, Pepe Romero (foreground); Photo: Mark Frapwell
      (from L to R) Celin Romero, Celino Romero, Lito Romero, Pepe Romero (foreground); Photo: Mark Frapwell

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