Ander Perrino

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He is the musical director of the Linien Ensemble.

He complements his career as principal double bass player in the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester of Berlin with his passion for chamber music. Ander Perrino was born in Vitoria-Gasteiz in 1986. He started to take piano lessons at the age of 7 and he began to study the double bass at 12, at the Jesús Guridi conservatory in Vitoria-Gasteiz, attending the lessons of Alecksander Mikolajczyk. He starts his higher education at the prestigious Reina Sofía Music School of Madrid and soon afterwards joins the Hochschule für Musik "Hans Eisler" in Berlin, studying in the classroom of Professor Esko Laine.

He widens his knowledge in the Philharmonic Orchestra's Orchester Akademie of Berlin, with Professor Janne Saksala. Later, he won different scholarships given by entities like the Houmboldt Foundation and Juventudes musicales, this second award was personally given to him by Queen Doña Sofía.

In 2013, Ander Perrino is awarded with the Third Prize and the Best Interpretation Prize for the compulsory work at the Sergei Koussevitzkyole Double Bass International Contest in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

It is also important to highlight his wide orchestral experience, due to his active collaboration with orchestras like the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, the Baviera's Radio Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Concertjebow Orchestra and the Deutsche Oper Berlin. In the year 2010, Ander Perrino made his soloist debut along with the Euskadi Symphonic Orchestra, performing the Divertimento for Double Bass and Orchestra of Nino Rota, under the conduction of the Colombian Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

After a period of time with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Ander Perrino wins the audition at the Deutsches Symphonie orchester of Berlin, in which he has been the Principal Double Bass player since the year 2015.