Arriaga, Paco

Arriaga, Paco Paco Arriaga (guitar) was born in Seville, and started playing flamenco guitar in his teens. At 17 he joined the company of Matilde Coral and composed various pieces for her dance shows. His composing really took off when Christina Hoyos invited him to do the music for her last four shows. It is for this company he wrote a piece for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. In 2002, he joined the Paco Peña Company in the production Voces y Ecos (Voices and Echoes) which enjoyed great critical acclaim, and in 2006 he rejoined for Paco’s hit show, A Compás! He remains a resident member of the Company.