Collection: Catemario, Edoardo

Edoardo Catemario

Edoardo Catemario was born in Naples and started studying guitar at the age of five.

Concert player, DECCA artist, teacher, arranger, composer, director and author of the teaching method that bears his name. His method, unique in world panorama, is about the development of the natural musical ear. The “Metodo Catemario” is currently used in Italy, Spain, France and Argentina.

He is Honorary Associate professor of the Royal Academy of London (honour granted to only two guitarists in history).

Catemario has given concerts all over the world, performed in the greatest theatres such as Grosser Saal of the Philharmonie of Berlin, Grosser Saal of the Musikverein of Vienna, Bolshoi Saal of the Philharmony of Saint Petersburg, Tchaikovsky Hall of Moscow, Suntory Hall, Tokyo Opera Hall, Auditorio Nacional and Real Theater of Madrid and many others, both as a soloist and with the most prestigious orchestras.

Several composers have written for him: Roberto De Simone (The Tales of Mamma Orca), Alexander Mullenbach (Drei Lieders), Eduardo Morales Caso (El Kalasha de Avalokitesvara), Patrizio Marrone (Alone), Daniele Sepe (Maddalena), Daniel Doura (Concierto argentino), David Alfredo Levi (Suite chilecito) and many others.

His record production includes works for DECCA records, ARTS Music and Koch Schwann. His recordings have won numerous critics awards including Five stars of “Musica” (Italy), Choice of the month of classical CD (Italy), Choice of the publisher of Guitart (Italy), Joker of Crescendo (Belgium) fra the others… In January 2004 his recording of Giuliani's Concerto n1 was attached to the BBC Music Magazine.

Edoardo eclectic talents go far beyond classical music; he has written a musical, has an industrial patent, is part of a scientific committee that deals with the history of music and is a proud spokesman for the legacy of the Neapolitan school.