David Hernando Rico :: music director and recording producer
David Hernando Rico began his piano studies at the Professional Conservatory of Music in Valladolid, Spain. Later he studied also Musicology at the University of Valladolid. He continued his musical studies on Orchestra Conducting at the University of Music in Bratislava city (Slovak Republic), under the guidance of the most renowned conductors.
In the year 2000 founded the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, orchestra that integrate a selection of the best classical players in Bratislava. He had produced more than 900 all types music recordings from classical music to film music, and worked with many prestigious composers, recording technicians or companies as: Warner Music, Sony Music and many others in different countries as: USA, Spain, UK, Norway, Germany, and France.
He has conducted some of the most important orchestras in Slovakia including the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Košice Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Chamber Opera Orchestra, Capella Istropolitana, and the Slovak Sinfonietta. And is guess conductor of the Slovak National Opera House in Bratislava.
He is often guest conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi, Orquesta Sinfónica Del Principado de Asturias (Symphony Orchestra of the Principality of Asturias), Orquesta Sinfónica Ciudad de León (Leon Symphony Orchestra), Real Filarmónia de Galicia (Galicia Real Philharmonic), Orquesta Sinfónica de Extremadura (Extremadura Symphonic Orchestra), and the Real Philarmonia of Galicia (with this orchestra he made the premiere of the Spanish film “O Apostol”, music composed by Philip Glass. The “O Apostol” premiere was made with live symphony orchestra and a choir; it is the first time in Spain when the premiere of a film is made with live music).