Principal Double Bass
Andrea Pino was born in Taranto in the South of Italy and graduated in double bass performance from the State Conservatory of Music Gioachino Rossini in Pesaro. He completed his postgraduate studies in solo performance at the Accademia Musicale in Florence and in orchestral training at the Arturo Toscanini Foundation in Parma. Andrea Pino has performed with numerous orchestras including the Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia, the Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra in Milan, the Teatro Regio Orchestra in Turin and the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra in Parma. Since 2006 he has served as principal bassist of the Teatro La Fenice Orchestra in Venice, and has also performed for the Teatro alla Scala and the Teatro Lirico in Milan, Teatro Regio in Parma, Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna and the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa. Andrea Pino has performed on tour in Switzerland, Germany, France, India, Thailand, China and Malaysia, and has worked under the baton of distinguished conductors including Riccardo Muti, Ennio Morricone, Isaac Karabtchevsky, Patrick Fournillier and Myung-Whun Chung. He is currently professor in double bass at the State Conservatory of Music Giovanni Paisiello and principal bass of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong since 2014.