"...a sense of structural integrity that informs every passing tone.” NEW YORK TIMES
“A SEASONED ARTIST" - PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
From Bangkok to Rio de Janeiro, from Paris to Milan, from Saigon to Miami, Robert Trent continually captivates audiences in performances and recordings ranging from his own compositions, exciting premiers of world-renowned composers; critics and audiences alike laud his exquisite tonal palette, attention to detail, form, and exciting energetic performances in solo and duets with fortepiano and period guitars.
About Robert Trent
NEW YORK TIMES “His interpretations are dignified, formal, and carefully thought out, with a sense of structural integrity that informs every passing tone.”
“A SEASONED ARTIST STRUMS THE DEPTHS (headline) “.... he seemed most intent on using his sweet, crystalline sound to plumb the emotional depths of each work.” -PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
A recording artist for Dorian Records© (with Duo Firenze) in “Italian Nocturnes: Music for Fortepiano and Early 19thc. Guitar” he is also featured on the new CD “Traveler’s Tales” Capstone/TownHall Records (CPS-8776) in works by American Composer Byron Petty and on third CD with flutist Leslie Marrs on the Oasis label, entitled, “Robert Fruehwald: Flute and Guitar Music", and a newly released recording on the Archlute, entitled "Concerts Royeaux" on the Epiphany label.
Robert Trent has performed on the continents of North and South America and in Europe on modern guitar, Renaissance lute, and historic instruments of the nineteenth-century in particular the 10-string Scherzer and authentic 19thc. guitars.
A first prize winner in numerous National and International competitions including; the Webb National Guitar Competition, the Masterworks Young Artist Competition (for all instruments) and the chamber music prize at the International Competition “Arturo Toscanini” in Italy in Period Instrumental performance.