Following a recent Wigmore Hall recital Tim’s playing was described as “... compelling in every respect: probing, virtuosic and yielding by turns – a true example of outstanding musicianship.” (Musical Opinion)
Tim spends much of his time playing solo and Chamber recitals throughout the UK and Europe and has played recitals many times in major London venues including Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, QEH, Cadogan Hall and Purcell Room. He has played most of the major cello concertos in recent seasons.
Tim is the cellist of the Rossetti Ensemble and he enjoys many other collaborations. He has recorded chamber music CDs for various labels, including recently for Deutsche Grammophon, Naxos, and Champs Hill.
As an orchestral player Tim is Guest Principal Cello with many major UK leading orchestras including the English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Sinfonia of London. Tim has also playd on many TV and film scores including James Bond, Mission Impossible Downton Abbey and many more.
Tim is Cello Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he has a large class and also coaches chamber music. He teaches and coaches regularly on courses and festivals throughout the UK and Europe. He is the Artistic Director of York Chamber Music Festival. He plays a cello made by Carolus Tononi in Bologna in 1716.