“A true pioneer”... Classic FM Magazine
Lauded for his technical brilliance and sweet tone of phrase in combining traditional classical music with the rhythmic sounds of jazz, Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas is redefining the landscape of classical music.
In 2005 Dickinson Cardenas came to England to study with Carlos Bonell and Chris Stell at the Royal College of Music immediately winning prizes at the Royal College of Music Guitar Competition and the Ivor Mairant Guitar Competition. In 2006, supported by The Kramer- Chappell Scholarship and the Mad Hatters Club, he undertook further studies with Robert Brightmore at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
He has performed in prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, the Royal Opera House and The Philharmonic Hall (Belarus)
Recent engagements include a UK tour and joint master classes with guitarist and composer Eduardo Martín, recitals for the International Guitar Foundation and live performances at the Royal Opera House with ballet star Carlos Acosta.
Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas' new album "The Bridge" is out on April 29th.