CD reviews and comments

Queen Guitar Rhapsodies
“Absolutely exquisite”
Brian May (of Queen)

Queen Guitar Rhapsodies
“Real quality in an affectionate tribute of instrumental bravura, poetry and nostalgia”
Chitarre, Italy

The Private Collection
“Supple rhythm and passionately lyrical phrasing. A masterclass in magic”
BBC Music Magazine

Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez (Decca)
“The finest recording available”
Penguin CD Guide
Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez (Decca)
“Magical, improvisatory playing”
Harmonie Magazine, France
Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez (Decca)
“A magnificent triumph”
Classical Music Magazine
“There is real passion in his playing”
Gramophone, UK
Live performance reviews
“A superb performer”
The Daily Telegraph, UK
“A marvellous player”
The Guardian, UK
Carlos Bonell in the world premiere of the musical “First Love and First Blood” at the Bridewell Theatre, London:
“Carlos Bonell’s guitar playing is plaintive and atmospheric”
Evening Standard, London, UK
“A player of superb poetic gifts”
New York Times, USA
“A stunning virtuoso”
Toronto Globe and Mail
“An extraordinary, magical artist”
Corriere della Sera, Italy
“Technically perfect, an artist of great elegance and sincere expression who communicates through poetry in sound.”
El Norte, Mexico
The Carlos Bonell Ensemble with Elisa “la gambita” in Zeven, Germany:
“A standing ovation for a brilliant performance”
Zevener Zeitung, Germany
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