Clara Rodriguez

Resident in London since the age of seventeen, Venezuelan born pianist Clara Rodriguez has played highly acclaimed solo recitals and concertos around the world. Her career has also included much radio and TV broadcasts, from the BBC and London's Classic FM to stations in North America, Europe, South America, Australia, China and the Far East.

Clara Rodriguez began her piano studies in Caracas, at the Conservatorio Juan Jose Landaeta and after winning a scholarship from the Venezuelan Arts Council, she trained at the Royal College of Music of London.

Clara Rodriguez is a piano professor at the JD of The Royal College of Music of London, Her pupils have often won piano scholarships to study in renowned public schools in the UK., many amongst them have entered the best music universities and colleges of the country.

She maintains a close artistic relationship with her main teachers and their feed-back is still important to her: Phyllis Sellick, Guiomar Narvaez, Niel Immelman and Paul Badura-Skoda have had a strong influence in Clara's style of playing.

Clara Rodriguez offers a very exciting and large repertoire that encompasses much of the traditional and contemporary piano literature as well as many pieces by Latin American and Spanish composers. Her highly artistic approach to the music she interprets has been a key element to the success of her concerts and recordings.

Clara Rodriguez has embarked on very interesting recording projects and has released important CDs containing the music of previously little known composers and that thanks to her are now heard all over the world.

Clara Rodriguez has given many first performances of piano pieces, including that of the many works dedicated to her:

The Piano Music of Federico Ruiz Carreno Piano Music Moleiro Piano Music Clara Rodriguez 'Venezuela' - A Recital