As a soloist, Timothy has performed and recorded extensively both on disc and for radio with all the major orchestras throughout the UK and abroad, covering the core cello repertoire. He has performed the major concertos of Beethoven (Triple Concerto), Brahms (Double Concerto), Dvořák, Elgar, Haydn, Schumann, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky; and Richard Strauss’s Don Quixote. He has worked with eminent conductors including Kees Bakels, Pierre Boulez, Sir Colin Davis, Valery Gergiev, Neeme Järvi, Yakov Kreizberg, Alexander Lazerev, Andrew Litton, Kurt Masur, Riccardo Muti, Sir Simon Rattle, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sir Georg Solti and Yuri Temirkanov.
Also an active chamber musician, Timothy has collaborated with such distinguished artists as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Joshua Bell, Cho-Liang Lin, Andrew Litton, Simon Trpčeski and Esther Yu.
Timothy Walden is regularly invited to teach as a guest professor at the Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London; and formerly in Australia at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Australian National Academy of Music.
The Principal Cello's Chair is endowed in perpetuity in memory of Amaryllis Fleming (1925-1999) by the Amaryllis Fleming Foundation and Fleming Family and Partners Ltd.
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