Charles Ramirez concert career began at the Royal College of Music in London, where he first performed Joaquin Rodrigo's 'Concierto de Aranjuez' as a student in 1973, and a few months later gave his professional debut on London's South Bank, establishing his reputation as an artist of exceptional skill and musicality. He was appointed Professor of Guitar at the Royal College of Music when he was just 25 years old, a position he has held ever since, and has taught many of the world's leading professionals. Charles has performed extensively in Britain and abroad, broadcasting regularly for BBC Radio 3. This disc sees him perform works by Joaquín Rodrigo with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe the Concierto de Aranjuez and Fantasia para un gentilhombre under conductor and founding member of the orchestra Douglas Boyd. The programme is completed with Rodrigo s enchanting solo-guitar piece Elogio de la guitara. This disc is the first in a new series of five recordings with Charles Ramirez for Signum.