Albert Prat (contrabajo)

Albert is a member of the double bass group of the OBC, the Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona. He has played in many international orchestras including the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Austria, the Symphony Orchestra of Vienna, the Tonkünstlerorchester in Vienna and the orchestra of the Volksoper in Vienna. He has also been a member of the JOSC and the national youth orchestra of Spain (JONDE).

He was born in 1973, in Vic, near Barcelona, where he began his studies at the Conservatory. Later, he furthered his studies at the Conservatorio Superior of Barcelona and Salamanca. He continued his studies at the Conservatory of Vienna, where he lived for seven years. His teachers included Lluís Russinyol, Francisco Lozan, Jorge Muñoz, Andrew Ackermann and Ernst Weissensteiner.

He is well acquainted with the chamber music repertoire for double bass, and he has given many chamber music concerts in various combinations throughout Europe.