• Paolo Bontempi
  • Roberto Fabbri
  • Leonardo Gallucci
  • Luigi Sini

The Nexus guitar quartet was founded at the beginning of the eighties while the members were studying at the Conservatory of “S. Cecilia” in Rome under the direction and guidance of Mario Gangi e Carlo Carfagna. The members of the quartet graduated in 1985-86 with full honours. The four soloist members have won prizes but also judged at prestigious national and international musical competitions, such as “Mauro Giuliani” in Bari, Fago” in Taranto, “Concorso chitarristico citta di Mottola” in Mottola, and “Guerrero” in Madrid. The quartet 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 Castelfranco Veneto”, “Centro Chitarristico Veneto”, “Perugia Classico”, “Camerata Musicale Barese”, “Festival Eco e Narciso”, “Festival Dialogo con Madema”, “Festival di Villa Massimo”, “Festival Beffiniano”, “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 classical music to jazz, and has premiered works of eminent composers such as Aldo Clementi, Francesco Pennisi, Camillo Togni, Ada Gentile, Paolo Arca, Fabrizio de Rossi re, Roy H. Zimmerman. The quartet plays “Ramirez Gran Concerto” guitars.