Astor Cortabarria Adde

Spanish/Swedish double bass player Astor Cortabarria started playing the double bass at the age of 8. He comes from an artistic family with a flutist as a father and a painter as a mother. In 2018 Astor began his education at the Royal Danish Music Conservatory in Copenhagen with Michal Stadnicki.
Over the past few years, Astor has played in the The European Union Youth Orchestra, Athelas Sinfonietta and the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra among others. In 2020 he won a second prize in Danish Strings Competition. He has also played both solo and chamber music at the DR orchestra festival, Copenhagen Summer Festival and the Tivoli Summer Season.