David Tinoco Cacho

David Tinoco Cacho

Born in Seville (Spain) in 1999. From 2017 to 2023, he studied at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Unidad Editorial Double Bass Chair, first with professor Duncan McTier and currently with professor Wies de Boevé. Her Majesty Queen Sofía handed him the Diploma to the most outstanding student of his chair in the 2021-2022 academic year.

He started his music education at the Conservatory of Macarena at the age of nine and later studied with Lucian Ciorata at the Barenboim-Said Foundation Academy. He has also studied with professors Dorin Marc, Antonio García-Araque, and Nazaret Kiourtchian and has attended masterclasses by Janne Saksala, Wies de Boevé, and Matthew McDonald. He has been awarded several prizes, including second prize at the Young Performers Competition of the Conservatory of Macarena (2011), Prize to the educational merit granted by the Education Delegation of Seville, as well as Prize to the academic and personal career by the Seville City Council (both in 2015). He has given recitals of double bass and piano at the Palacio San Telmo in Seville, organised by the Barenboim-Said Foundation, and has performed with orchestras in venues such as the Real Teatro de la Maestranza, Gran Teatro de Córdoba, Teatro Manuel de Falla de Granada, and Teatro Cervantes de Málaga.

He has also participated in the Al-Bustan International Music Festival (Lebanon) with the Youth Orchestra of Extremadura. He has performed under the baton of maestros Maxim Emelyanychev, Pablo González, and Andrés Salado, among others. He has played with several orchestras such as the Bética de Cámara, Córdoba, and Extremadura orchestras, symphonies of Seville and Triana, and the Philharmonia of Granada. Since 2014, he is a member of the youth orchestras of Extremadura and Córdoba, as well as participant of the Youth Orchestra of Andalucía.

In addition to his orchestral activity, he has participated in the recording of two CDs: “Sinfonías de la Pasión” with the Symphony Orchestra of Triana, sponsored by El Correo de Andalucía, as well as the CD by José Zárate, produced by Sony and recorded with the Orchestra of Extremadura. In 2018 and 2019 he performed with the European Union Youth Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, Manfred Honeck, Vasily Petrenko, and Stéphane Déneve in several Austrian and Italian towns, in Dubai, Muscat (Oman), at Luxembourg’s Grand Auditorium Philharmonie, at Warsaw’s Opera (Poland), at Amsterdam’s Het Concertgebouw, at Berlin’s Konzerthaus, in Saarbrücken, and at Hamburg’s Elbphilarmonie.

As a student of the School, he has been a member of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Plácido Domingo, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Péter Eötvös, Pablo González, Pablo Heras-Casado and Juanjo Mena, and that of the Sinfonietta, conducted by Baldur Brönnimann. In 2021 he participated in the 30th anniversary tour of the School with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, with whom he performed at Madrid's Teatro Real, at Bratislava's Reduta Hall, at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Academy and at Vienna's Musikverein. He has been part of the Fundación Madrileña String Consort and Beethoven Ensemble, the Unidad Editorial Dittersdorf Double Bass Quartet and the Unidad Editorial Bottesini Double Bass Quintet.