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Roberto Fresco

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Roberto Fresco is Organist at Santa María la Real de La Almudena, Cathedral of Madrid, and Organ Professor at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid
He was born in Astorga in 1967. He commences his organ studies with Miguel del Barco at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid. He continues his career with Montserrat Torrent focusing mainly upon Iberian Ancient Music and completes his formation with Michael Radulescu at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst of Vienna.

He has toured Europe, the U.S.A., South America and the Philippines as a performer. He usually works together with soloists and choral as well as instrumental ensembles. His repertoire is extensive from 16th century music to Avant-garde production and has performed for the first time new music for organ in several events.
He has also produced numerous recordings which include Spanish Antique and Contemporary music performed on historical organs such as the one in Segovia Cathedral or on recently built instruments like in Auditorio Manuel de Falla of Granada and in the Cathedral of Alcalá de Henares.
He has also been professor for organ and harpsichord at the Schools of Music in Palencia, Salamanca and Madrid. Nowadays he is professor at the Seminario Conciliar de la Inmaculada y San Dámaso of Madrid.
He is the founder and director of Fray Joseph de Echevarria Organ Academy, master classes given at the historical organs in Tierra de Campos.