David Cristobal Litago Henriette Jensen
Marijke Schröer Jonas Tschanz

David Cristóbal Litago

Soprano saxophone

David Cristóbal Litago (born in 1984, Spain) studied at the ‘Musikene’ Conservatory of San Sebastian with Eric Devallon, Juan Manuel Jiminez and Tomás Jerez, where he completed his Bachelor with a 10 and Matricula de Honor, the highest possible appreciation. In 2009 he received the title Experto Universitario en Interpretacion Musical (University Expert in Musical Interpretation) by the International University of Andalucía. Two years later (2011) he completed his Master of Music successfully at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Arno Bornkamp. During half a year of his master studies he studied in Paris at the CNSM with Claude Delangle and Christophe Bois.

David Cristóbal is prizewinner of the Caja Madrid’s chamber music competition (2007) and the Concurso Internacional de Benidorm (2008). He got the scholarship of ‘Becas Navarra’ to study in Amsterdam.

Besides the Melisma Saxophone Quartet David is a member of Noota, Tamhá and Nederlands Saxofoon Octet.

He followed masterclasses with a.o. Quatuor Diastema, Vincent David, Jean-Marie Londeix and Jean-Denis Michat.

In 2014 David won a donation from the ‘Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds’, which will make it possible for him to purchase a new soprano saxophone.

More information on www.davidcristoballitago.com

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