Tiago Patrocínio Coimbra plays principal oboe at the Göttinger Symphony Orchestra.
He has performed as member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester and as guest principal oboe with the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Staatsorchester Braunschweig, Staatsoper Hannover and Staatsorchester Kassel. He has also played with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Opernhaus Zürich, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Orquestra XXI and Remix Ensemble Casa da Música in the main European cities, as well as in Russia, China and Japan.
He was awarded prizes in international competitions and played as soloist with Basel Kammerorchester, Argovia Philharmonic, Göttinger Symphonie Orchester and Philharmonic of Yakutia.
Chamber music takes a very important role in his career. He plays often with the harpist Carolina Coimbra, CODA Quintet, Trio Fermata and with soloists of the Göttinger Symphony Orchestra. He worked with some of the most important composers of his time, Hans Ulrich Lehmann, Helmut Lachenmann, Heinz Holliger, James MacMillan, Sérgio Azevedo, Luís Carvalho and David Philip Hefti, and performed the premiere of some of their pieces for the oboe.
Coimbra did his Master’s degree at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste with Thomas Indermühle having finished in 2013 with the highest mark. In 2016, Tiago finished, with distinction, the Soloist Diplome studies at the Hochschule für Musik Basel with Emanuel Abbühl. Furthermore, he studied with Maurice Bourgue at the Academie Musicale de Villecroze. He started his oboe lessons with Saul Silva and Ana Madalena Silva in Portugal at the Music Conservatoire in Vila Nova de Gaia. Tiago Coimbra was a scholarship holder of the prestigious Swiss foundations LYRA Stiftung, Fritz-Gerber Stiftung, Bruno-Schuler Stiftung, among others.