Biography of Franco Horacio:
Horacio Franco is one of Mexico's best known young artists.
He studied at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico and subsequently won a scholarship to study at the Sweelink Conservatiory of Amsterdam where he graduated as "Soloist cum laude".
Horacio has established an international concert career playing early, contemporary and folkloric music with many of the best known orchestras and ensembles on three continents. Repeated invitations have resulted in successive concerts and tours with the Academy of St Martins in the Fields, the Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Gerorgian Chamber Orchestra amongst others and have taken him from the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's South Bank to the Carnegie Hall, New York City to Ingolstadt in Bavaria and the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra in Israel. He has appeared in Festivals from Stratford on Avon and to the Cervantino in Guanajuato.
Horacio is director of the Cappella Cervantina which is Mexico's best known and most successful early music group as well as the Trio Hotteterre.