Born in Bilbao, Spain, Enrique Solinis studied guitar and early music at the Conservatorio Superior de Música J.C. Arriaga in Bilbao and the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona. Winner of numerous international awards, including the Concurso Internacional de Comillas, the Concurso Internacional Ataulfo Argenta, and the Concurso Internacional Andrés Segovia, he is considered one of the greatest virtuosos of his generation.
Solinis has performed with such prestigious ensembles as Hesperion XXI, Le Concert des Nations and la Capella Real de Catalunya (all directed by Jordi Savall), the Akademie für Alte Musik and Le Concert D´astrée. He has appeared at major international festivals and theatres, including Carnegie Hall, the Konzerthaus Berlin, and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, in Paris. He also directs his own baroque ensemble, Euskal, founded in Bilbao in 2006.