David Daly has served as principal bass with the BSO for 29 years. He was a founder member of the European Youth Orchestra under Claudio Abbado and studied in Indiana University USA. He has performed as soloist with the BSO on a number of occasions and features on about 130 of the BSO’s CD recordings. David has played guest principal with the BBC Symphony and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestras among others. To relax he likes to traverse Dorset’s hidden lanes on his Tricross Sport bicycle.