Alejandro Viana began his cello studies at age seven. He studied with María de Macedo and with Lluis Claret in Barcelona. He is currently studying at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía (Madrid) with Ivan Monighetti. Alejandro took part in the Verbier Festival Academy in 2021 and, in 2018/19 was a member of Gautier Capuçon’s classe d’excellence de violoncelle. He received first prizes at several competitions, including the Manhattan International Music Competition, the Llanes International Cello Competition (Spain) and the Karl Davidov International Competition (Latvia). He has participated in festivals including IMS Prussia Cove, the Rutesheim Festival and the Santander Festival. As a soloist, Alejandro has performed with the Chamber Orchestra Andrés Segovia, The Zagreb Soloists and the Freixenet Symphonic Orchestra, among others. He recently made his Carnegie Hall debut.