Estaban Batallan Cons

Born in Barro (Pontevedra) in 1983. He began his musical studies at seven years old at the School of Music in his hometown. Continuing with his studies at the Conservatory of Music in Pontevedra and the Conservatory of Music of Vigo with the teacher Javier Viceiro.

He has collaborated with many orchestras on the national and international level, such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala, English Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Gstaad Festival Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of India, Basel Sinfonie orchester, Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville, Symphony Orchestra of Galicia, Orchestra of Spanish Radio Television, National Orchestra of Porto, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, among others.

As a soloist he has played with Emsemble Orchestral of Paris, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Orchestra of Radio Spanish Television, Gstaad Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of Cordoba, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Geneva Camerata, Concerto Grosso Frankfurt, National Youth Orchestra of Spain, Philharmonic Orchestra of Pontevedra, Symphony Orchestra of India, among others, and works like Haydn, Hummel, Tomasi, Aroutunian, Jolivet, Bach Brandemburg, among others.

From 2010-2014, he was Guest Principal Trumpet of the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville (ROSS). During 2015 and 2018, he was part, as Principal Trumpet, of the Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala and Filarmonica della Scala. In 2016, he was invited by the Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI) for a tour in Switzerland and India in which he played the Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings of Shostakovich and he was Principal Trumpet of the SOI until February 2018.

He is presently principal trumpet with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.