Since the late '80s, once installed in Madrid, Miguel Franco (Murcia, 1962) has become one of the composers of classical music most popular and requested in the Spanish music scene. This is borne out by the more than sixty premieres and nearly thirty live recordings, mostly made by Radio Clásica, of his large number of symphonic and chamber music pieces.
His music studies can be resumed in some valuable training years as a composer and a bass player in the conservatories of Murcia and Barcelona in Spain, under the tuition of masters like Isabel Torregrosa, Ginés García Abellán and Ferrán Sala, completed at the Royal Northern College of Music of Manchester with Duncan McTier and Clark Rundell.
Despite his strong and personal aesthetics and stylistic conviction, which has kept him away from the avant-garde circles and official centers for the development of contemporary music, has been commissioned by major cultural institutions of Spain, as the Orchestra and Chorus RTVE, the Cordoba Orchestra, the Symphonic Band of Madrid, Murcia Symphony Orchestra, the Festival of Religious Music in Cuenca, the Orchestra of the Community of Madrid, the Museum of Fine Arts of Murcia, the University of Alicante, etc. .
Beyond the spanish borders, at the hands of the directors José Miguel Rodilla, Virginia Martínez, Alexis Soriano and Cesar Álvarez, his music has been heard in some cities of Russia, the U.S. and Europe, always with great critical acclaim. In October 2007 the Caja Murcia Foundation promotes his first monographic concert, held at the Auditorio Victor Villegas.
According to critics, "with the base language of direct comunication and easy when it's well performed...", and his "obvious mastery of the secrets of the symphonic language...", "the work of Miguel Franco "may be considered a continuance of the generation of the great masters of Spanish music".