Alejandro Fariña Martín – klarinet

 Alejandro Fariña Martín was born in 1989 in Tenerife (Spain). He began to study clarinet when he was 8 years old in the conservatory of Tenerife, where he finished the intermediate degree with Celedonio Serrano. In 2009 he was admitted in the Royal conservatory of Madrid. He studied clarinet with Adolfo Garcés and pedagogical studies with Antonio Torrado at the same time. He finished the bachelor in 2013. During this period he participated in some master classes with Fabio Di Càsola, Sergio Bossi, Philippe Berrod or Javier Martinez.

   In 2014 he started to study master in clarinet in the Royal conservatory of The Hague with Pierre Wounderberg and the orchestral master with the Residentie Orchestra of The Hague as well. In 2016 he started to be interested on historical informed performance practice. For this reason, he was admitted to study historical clarinets at the Koninklijk Conservatorium (The Hague) under the guidance of Eric Hoeprich. Also, he has received lessons from Lorenzo Coppola, Nicola Boud or Guy van Waas among others. He has played with different early music ensembles such as Trondheim Barokk Orchestra, Capella Sacra, Warsaw Chamber Opera, Capella Gedanensis, Orchestra of the 18th century and La Academia de los Afectos. He has worked together with Valery Gergiev, Philippe Herreweghe, Victor Pablo Pérez, Kenneth Montgomery or Sir Roger Norrington.