Adolfo is an outstanding cellist and winner of the Ravel prize 2012. He made his debut with the London
Symphony Orchestra in the prestigious Ibermusica series, in Madrid, performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto
which was quickly followed by invitations from Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Charles Dutoit), Orquesta
Nacional de España (Ton Koopman) and a recital invitation for the Mendelssohn Festival at Leipzig’s
Current highlights include his debut with London Philharmonic Orchestra (Vladimir Jurowski) as well as a
return to Orquesta Nacional de España to work with Krzysztof Penderecki. Earlier this year he made his US
orchestral debut with Fort Worth Symphony under Miguel Harth-Bedoya and he will return to North
America later this year for the Ravinia Festival and Montreal Symphony’s Summer Festival. His recent
South American debut with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia, was an outstanding success and
he has immediately been reinvited.
In his native Spain, Adolfo regularly performs with all the major orchestras including Bilbao Orkestra
Sinfonikoa, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias and Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga, among
The Young Artist International Organization invited Adolfo to participate at the International Laureates
Festival in Los Angeles, California. His recital tours in the United States led him to play in New York,
Boston, Dallas, San Diego and Los Angeles.
Adolfo has performed at major venues such as Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Auditorio Nacional de Música
in Madrid, Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, l’Auditori and Palau de la Música in Barcelona, Bulgaria Hall in
Sofia and Palacio Euskalduna in Bilbao. He has collaborated with conductors such as Edward Gardner, José
Ramón Encinar, Roberto Minczuk, Pablo González, Anu Tali, Antoni Ros-Marbà to name a few.
Adolfo has recorded Barber, Rachmaninov and Piazzolla and the complete cycle of the cello suites by J.S.
Bach, all recorded on the Verso label. He just released a new recording of the complete Beethoven Sonatas
with pianist Christopher Park with great critical aclaim.
Adolfo plays a Francesco Ruggieri, handcrafted in Cremona in 1673.