Extraordinary guitar quartet formed by Francisco Albert Ricote, Marco Smaili, Miguel García Ferrer and Pepe Payá.

Its program includes classical and popular music by composers such as Luigi Boccherini, Fernando Sor, Jorge Cardoso, Freddy Mercury, among others.


The quartet was founded with four students of master José Tomás, three of the current members, together with Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mendes. From 2023, Miguel García Ferrer joins. Quarte Tomás had his official debut on June 7, 2019 in Madrid (Luthier’s Guitars), at the official presentation of the 22nd edition of the José Tomàs Villa de Petrer International Guitar Festival. That same year, they participated in the tribute concert to Jorge Cardoso (Argentina), which was held at the Teatre Cervantes de Petrer, with his work “Poker de Ases”, receiving the congratulations of the composer himself.

They have performed at prominent international festivals such as the 23rd José Tomàs Villa de Petrer International Guitar Festival, IV MDM Fest de Montanejos (Castelló), 22nd International Guitar Festival City of Elche, XII Elda International Guitar Days, II International Festival de Guitarra Estanislau Marc de la Vall d’Uixó, VIII International Guitar Festival of Lagoa (Portugal), XXIII International Guitar Festival Ciutat d’Albacete, XVIII International Guitar Festival, Ciutat de Xixona or at the Amics de the Guitarra de Valencia, among others. The new concert tour will soon take them to different festivals in Spain, France, Estonia, Portugal and China. Knobloch Strings is a regular collaborator of Quarte Tomás.

“Sensitivity and talent of great masters. Bravo QuarteTomás!!” Luthier’s Guitars”

It was a beautiful concert full of nuances, a great pleasure to listen to them” José Luis Merlín “

…, I have nothing more, as always, than to thank them from the bottom of my heart for playing this work (Poquer d’asos)…” Jorge Cardoso