Adrian Diaz Martinez
Currently horn player in the Hamburg radio orchestra, the NDR- Elbphilharmonie Orchester, as well as a professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Hamburg.
The 26 year old hornist began his studies at the "Padre Antonio Soler School ", in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid. At a very early age he began to play with the youth orchestra of Madrid, and shortly after with the orchestra of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester, where he would begin his international career.
Adrián completed his Bachelor and Master studies at the Musikhochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, under mentorship of Professor Marie-Luise Neunecker.
He has played in orchestras, such as Konzertaus of Berlin, RSB Berlin, RTVE, Deutsche Symphonie Orchester, in the operas of Berlin and Hamburg, Bamberger Symphoniker, Mahler Chamber Orchester, etc., under the baton of directors like Alan Gilbert, Simon Rattle, Blomstedt, Sohkiev, Danielle Gatt among others, in the best halls of the world, from the Carnegie Hall in New York to the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, through the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam or the Wiener Musikverein.
In November 2017 he won the second prize and the audience prize in the renowned international horn contest "Citta Porcia" in Italy.
Adrián is one of the most demanded horn players of his generation and regularly participates in major festivals such as Zermatt in Switzerland, Mecklenburg-Vorpommen or Capella Andrea Barca, where he regularly works with artists such as Andras Schiff, Nils Mönkemeyer, Ramon Ortega, Veronika Eberle, Maximilian Hornung,...