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Roberto Fabbri Guitar Quartet



The quartet was founded at the beginning of the eighties while the members were studying at the Conservatory "S. Cecilia" in Rome under the direction and guidance of Mario Gangi and Carlo Carfagna. The members of the quartet graduated in 1985-86 with full honours.

It is made by: Roberto Fabbri, Paolo Bontempi, Luigi Sini and Leonardo Gallucci, four soloist members have won prizes but also judged at prestigious national and international musical competitions, such as "Mauro Giuliani" in Bari, "Nicola Fago" in Taranto, "Concorso chitarristico cittą di Mottola" in Mottola, and "Guerrero" in Madrid.

In early years the quartet'name was "Quartetto Chitarristico Romano" and has appeared on many important series and festivals such as "Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia", "Orchestra RAI di Roma e Napoli", "Orchestra RTV di Ljubljana", "Orchestra G.Petrassi", " Accademia Filarmonica Romana", "Associazione Amici di Castel Sant'Angelo" "Festival Pontino", "Accademia Italiana di Musica Contemporanea", " Associazione Amici di Castelfranco Veneto", "Centro Chitarristico Veneto", "Perugia Classico", "Camerata Musicale Barese", "Festival “ Eco e Narciso", "Festiva Dialogo con Maderna", "Festival di Villa Massimo", "Festival Belliniano", "Festival di Darmstadt, "Festival di Nuova Consonanza", "Mittelfest", "Festival Antidogma", "Festival "Nuovi Spazi Sonori", "Festival Andres Segovia", "Festival Giuliani" etc.

The quartet performs music from the XIX century , from classic to jazz and has premiered works of eminent composers such as Aldo Clementi, Francesco Pennisi, Camillo Togni, Ada Gentile, Paolo Arcą, Fabrizio de Rossi re, and Roy H. Zimmerman.

In 1988 changed it's name in Nexus Quartet.

Nexus especially works in pop music featuring very popular artists and appears regularly on Television (Rai and Mediaset).

All arrangements are written by the Nexus Guitar Quartet.

From 2009 the Nexus Quartet begins the "Roberto Fabbri Guitar Quartet".