Jordi Carrasco Hjelm is a Swedish double bass player focusing on chamber music and free improvisation.
He performs regularly as a member of the O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra led by Hugo Ticciati and as a chamber musician and improviser at festivals in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and Finland. Together with young musicians from all over Europe Jordi is a founding member of the Berlin-based ensemble c/o chamber orchestra that combines orchestral playing with principles of non-hierarchical collaboration.
Jordi has performed as a guest player with a diverse set of ensembles such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orkest, the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, the Matthew Barley Ensemble (UK), the location-based improvisation concept Buro Nieuw Perspectief (NL) and the string orchestra Arte Frizzante (CH).
In 2021 he looks forward especially to premiering his new composition for solo double bass at the Wonderfeel Festival in Helsinki, improvising with Gareth Lubbe at the Sylt Chamber Music Festival and spending some summer weeks in the Swiss Alps at the festival Musikdorf Ernen.