Cristian was born in Santiago, Chile. He studied classical guitar with the maestro Ernesto Quezada, in the Conservatory of Music of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Chile, finishing with the highest mark in this area and the first place in his generation. In 1999 he was the only one recipient of the prize that the "Municipal Theater of Chile" awards to young national talents. He began studying lute, vihuela, and baroque guitar, and was later awarded with a scholarship of his country to travel to Spain for advanced studies with Juan Carlos Rivera, and Xavier Díaz-Latorre, finishing his career with the highest academic distinction in Spain. He has participated in courses and seminars of early music, having lessons and working several times under the direction of the specialist Hopkinson Smith.
He has made numerous recordings including award winning "A tocar, a cantar, a baylar" based on the anthology of colonial music by the musicologist Samuel Claro. He has taken part in recordings for the radio University of Chile, radio Beethoven and radio of the University of Santiago and live emissions for Spain, France, England, Holland and Portugal.
For several years he has done outstanding work as soloist and member of diverse groupings, playing with such out-standing personalities as Monica Huggett, Bruce Dickey, Gabriel Garrido, Manfredo Kraemer, Pedro Estevan, Michael Chance, Rodrigo del Pozo, Ventura Rico, etc. He has performed in Chile, Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay, Greece, Israel, Italy, Korea, the United States, the Netherlands, Norway, France and Portugal.
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