Clara Andrada is one of the leading Flute players of her generation holding Solo Flute positions at the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra as well as the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. She also plays first flute with renowned ensembles such as the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, NDR Elbphilarmonie Orchester, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic and the Orquesta de Cadaqués. She has performed with world-class conductors such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Bernard Haitink, Valery Gergiev, Lorin Maazel, Sir Colin Davis, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Philippe Herreweghe amongst others.
As a soloist, she has played with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias, Estonian National Symphony, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia, with conductors including Neeme Järvi, Jaime Martín, Michal Nesterowicz and Lucas Macías.
Clara Andrada is also passionate about performing chamber music. She has been part of the Hindemith Quintet and has collaborated with ensembles such as the Trio Arbós, Quinteto Miró, Plural Ensemble and Dúo Neopercusión to name a few, as well as with soloists like Sir András Schiff, Janine Jansen, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Martin Fröst and Emmanuel Pahud.
Clara Andrada is Professor at the “Conservatorio Superior de Aragón”. She has given masterclasses at the Royal College of Music (London), Buchmann Mehta School of Music (Tel Aviv), “Conservatorio Superior de Música” Musikene in the Basque Country. She has been Woodwind Tutor of the EUYO (European Union Youth Orchestra), JONDE (National Youth Spanish Orchestra), JONC (National Youth Orchestra of Barcelona) and JOSCyL (Youth Symphony Orchestra of Castilla and León).
In 2013 she recorded her first album (Editorial Tritó), with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León and Alejandro Posada, performing concertos for flute and orchestra by Arturo Márquez, Xavier Montsalvatge and Joan Albert Amargós.
In 2018 she was awarded the Prize “Ojo crítico¨ from the Spanish National Radio (RNE) “in recognition of her communication skills, her brilliant career, her future plans and for being a musical reference”, according to the jury.