Paola Requena Toulouse (Cartagena, Spain) is one of the most outstanding Spanish guitarists of her generation. From a very young age he entered the world of music offering concerts with very good reception.
“The performer from Cartagena delighted the numerous attendees with a technical precision and virtuosity of those that leave a mark…”.
Andalusian Tour of JJMM (Juventudes Musicales de España).
During the period in which he studied music in Cartagena, Alicante and Paris with Ignacio Rodes and Alberto Ponce with the highest qualifications and the Extraordinary End of Career Award, he won prizes in important International Guitar Competitions such as the Francisco Tarrega de Benicassim, Printemps de la Guitare de Charleroi, Andrés Segovia de la Herradura, Juventudes Musicales de España…
These opened the doors to prominent music festivals such as Castell de Peralada, Festival de Música y Danza de Granada, Festival de Música y Danza de Úbeda, Certamen Internacional de Música de Barcelona, Sociedad Española de la guitarra and Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid where he received the warmth of the public and the approval of the critics.
She was selected as a Spanish artist to represent her country in different Embassies and Cervantes Institutes abroad in cities such as Paris, Prague, Algiers, Tlemcen, Vienna, Olomouc, etc….
In the same way she is selected by AIE (Society of Artists, Performers and Executants of Spain) to participate in a national tour that takes her to perform in A Coruña, Pamplona, Alcázar de San Juan, Mérida, Cádiz…
As a soloist he has performed with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Valencia, the Collegium Instrumentale, the Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Alicante, the Orquesta de Cámara de Cartagena…
In 2009 he began to work assiduously for television with the realization of videos that are broadcast by TVE1, TVE2, Telecinco and various channels of the Mediaset group as well as different regional channels being very well received by the audience.
Paola Requena & Isabel Martínez
“Paola Requena demonstrated her mastery and technical mastery as well as a very pronounced sensitivity and expressive power exposing the finesse and interpretive delicacy of the artist…”.
Diario de Menorca, Concert Tour of the Balearic Islands