Alejandro Garrido

Alejandro Garrido Porras
Born in Seville, Alejandro Garrido began his musical studies
in this city with Professor Fernando Spain, continuing in the
Paris National Conservatory under the tuition of Bruno Pasquier and
Christophe Coin, and where he obtained a First Prize in 1998.
From 1999 to 2001 he studied at the Hochschule in Frankfurt with
renowned violist Tabea Zimmermann.
Alejandro Garrido has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Young
National Orchestra of Spain, Seville Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra
Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, RTVE, and National Symphony Orchestra
Catalonia, Cadaques Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra City
Granada, Gran Canaria Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble
Intercontemporain, Sevilla Baroque Orchestra, Ensemble Barcelona 216, and
collaborates with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Lucerne Festival
Orchestra and Band Art Orchestra.
He has a vibrant chamber music career and has played with the
Diotima Quartet in Paris as well as with Christophe Coin, Philippe
Entremont, Javier Perianes, Barry Sargent, Gordan Nicolic and Renaud
Capuçon.
His orchestral career has allowed him to work with directors
such as Claudio Abbado, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez, Neville Marriner,
Daniel Harding, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, George Pretre.
He is currently music director of the Orchestra Vigo 430, which
allows the listener to reflect on the current relationship between music and our society.

He recently directed the Symphony Orchestra of Castile and Leon.