Josep Castanyer Alonso

Member of the orchestra since 2019.

Josep Castanyer Alonso has been a member of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra since 2019. He studied cello with Maria Kliegel at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne and string quartet with Günter Pichler (Alban Berg Quartett) at the Escuela de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid.

He has performed in several festivals and attended different academies, such as the Verbier Festival in Switzerland or the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, with mentors such as András Schiff, Lynn Harrell, Ferenc Rados, Gustav Rivinius, Wen-Sinn Yang or Gábor Takács-Nagy.

Performing regularly in different chamber music groups, Josep Castanyer Alonso has as well been member of the Alinde Quartett. He is also frequently involved in other chamber music projects with colleagues from the WDR Symphony Orchestra in Cologne, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Staatskapelle Dresden and from the vast German and European orchestral scene. He was a student of the RSPO Orchestra Academy, by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, and he was the first student of this academy to become a member of the orchestra.