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Rodrigo Moro Martín

Principal Double Bass

Member since 2023; Professor at the Royal College of Music; Chair endowed by the LSO Patrons

Born in Salamanca, Rodrigo Moro Martín began the double bass at the age of eight at the Antonio Machado School with Professor Javier Gil Ajero. At 15 he moved to the UK to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School, and at 19 was offered a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music with Caroline Emery. Upon graduating with first class honours, he was awarded the Tagore Gold Medal presented by HRH King Charles. In 2014 he moved to the Luzern Hochschule, Switzerland, to obtain his master’s degree with professor Bozo Paradzik.

Rodrigo has won numerous prizes in national and international competitions and has performed with orchestras including the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Orquesta Nacional de España, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, MusicAeterna and Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Rodrigo is currently also Principal Double Bass of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and is professor at the Royal College of Music, London, and Forum Musicae School in Madrid.