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Watkins, Paul (cello)
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Paul Watkins (cello)

Acclaimed for his inspirational performances and eloquent musicianship, Paul Watkins enjoys a distinguished career both as concerto soloist and chamber musician. Since winning the 2002 Leeds Conducting Competition he has also maintained a busy career as a conductor and in the 2009/10 season became the first ever Music Director of the English Chamber Orchestra, and also took on the role of Principal Guest Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra. As cellist, he has performed regularly with all the major British orchestras and made six concerto appearances at the BBC Proms, most recently in a televised performance of the Elgar Concerto. Outside the UK he has performed with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, and the RAI National Symphony Orchestra of Turin. A dedicated chamber musician, Watkins has been a member of The Nash Ensemble since 1997, and he regularly performs with the world's finest musicians, including Menahem Pressler, Jaime Laredo, Lars Vogt, Christian Tetzlaff and Vadim Repin. He has given solo recitals at the Southbank Centre, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester and Queens Hall, Edinburgh, as well as recitals in New York, Boston and throughout Europe.

Albums
'Beethoven: Piano Quartet & String Quintet' (CDA67745)
Beethoven: Piano Quartet & String Quintet
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'Beethoven: String Quintets Op 4 & 29' (CDA67693)
Beethoven: String Quintets Op 4 & 29
'Bliss: A Knot of Riddles & other songs' (CDA67188/9)
Bliss: A Knot of Riddles & other songs
MP3 £11.60FLAC £11.60ALAC £11.60Buy by post £16.00 CDA67188/9  2CDs Composers of World War I  
'Bridge: Phantasy Piano Quartet & Sonatas' (CDA68003)
Bridge: Phantasy Piano Quartet & Sonatas
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'Brundibár' (CDA67973)
Brundibár
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'Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet' (CDA67590)
Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet
'Mozart: String Quintets' (CDA67861/3)
Mozart: String Quintets
'Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDA67255/6)
Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music
'Saint-Saëns: Chamber Music' (CDA67431/2)
Saint-Saëns: Chamber Music
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'Strauss: Metamorphosen, Capriccio' (CDA67574)
Strauss: Metamorphosen, Capriccio
'Suk: Piano Quintet & Piano Quartet' (CDH55416)
Suk: Piano Quintet & Piano Quartet
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 44.1 kHz £5.60ALAC 24-bit 44.1 kHz £5.60 CDH55416  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Turina: Chamber Music' (CDA67889)
Turina: Chamber Music
'Vaughan Williams: Chamber Music' (CDA67313)
Vaughan Williams: Chamber Music
'Vaughan Williams: Early Chamber Music' (CDA67381/2)
Vaughan Williams: Early Chamber Music
'Vaughan Williams: Songs' (CDA67168)
Vaughan Williams: Songs
'Walton: Chamber Music' (CDA67340)
Walton: Chamber Music
Complete works available for download
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  (1770-1827)
Duett mit zwei obligaten Augengläsern in E flat major 'Eyeglass Duo', WoO32 with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op 16 with The Nash Ensemble
String Quintet in C major, Op 29 with The Nash Ensemble
String Quintet in C minor, Op 104 with The Nash Ensemble
String Quintet in E flat major, Op 4 with The Nash Ensemble
SIR ARTHUR BLISS  (1891-1975)
Elegiac sonnet with Toby Spence (tenor), The Nash Ensemble, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
FRANK BRIDGE  (1879-1941)
An Irish Melody 'The Londonderry Air' with The Nash Ensemble
Cello Sonata with The Nash Ensemble
Cherry Ripe with The Nash Ensemble
Phantasy Piano Quartet in F sharp minor with The Nash Ensemble
Sally in our alley with The Nash Ensemble
Sir Roger de Coverley with The Nash Ensemble
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR  (1875-1912)
Clarinet Quintet in F sharp minor, Op 10 with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 1 with The Nash Ensemble
PAVEL HAAS  (1899-1944)
String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 with The Nash Ensemble
GIDEON KLEIN  (1919-January 1945)
String Trio with The Nash Ensemble
HANS KRÁSA  (1899-1944)
Suite from Brundibár with The Nash Ensemble
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART  (1756-1791)
String Quintet in B flat major, K174 with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)
String Quintet in C major, K515 with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)
String Quintet in C minor, K406 with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)
String Quintet in D major, K593 with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)
String Quintet in E flat major, K614 with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)
String Quintet in G minor, K516 with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)
FRANCIS POULENC  (1899-1963)
Sonata for cello and piano with The Nash Ensemble
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS  (1835-1921)
Piano Quartet in B flat major, Op 41 with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 14 with The Nash Ensemble
Septet in E flat major, Op 65 with The Nash Ensemble
RICHARD STRAUSS  (1864-1949)
Metamorphosen with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 13 with The Nash Ensemble
JOSEF SUK  (1874-1935)
Piano Quartet in A minor, Op 1 with The Nash Ensemble, Marianne Thorsen (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Ian Brown (piano)
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 8 with The Nash Ensemble, Marianne Thorsen (violin), Benjamin Nabarro (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Ian Brown (piano)
JOAQUÍN TURINA  (1882-1949)
Escena andaluza, Op 7 with The Nash Ensemble
La oración del torero, Op 34 with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Quartet in A minor, Op 67 with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Trio No 1, Op 35 with The Nash Ensemble
VIKTOR ULLMANN  (1898-1944)
String Quartet No 3, Op 46 with The Nash Ensemble
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  (1872-1958)
Merciless Beauty with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), The Nash Ensemble
Nocturne and Scherzo with The Nash Ensemble
On Wenlock Edge with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), The Nash Ensemble
Phantasy Quintet with The Nash Ensemble
Piano Quintet in C minor with The Nash Ensemble
Quintet in D major with The Nash Ensemble
Scherzo with The Nash Ensemble
Six Studies in English Folk Song with The Nash Ensemble, Ian Brown (piano)
String Quartet in C minor with The Nash Ensemble
String Quartet No 2 in A minor with The Nash Ensemble
Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes 'Household Music' with The Nash Ensemble
SIR WILLIAM WALTON  (1902-1983)
Passacaglia
Piano Quartet with The Nash Ensemble
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A fountain plays no more  First line to Elegiac sonnet (Bliss)
À la fenêtre: Andantino mosso  Movement 2 of Escena andaluza, Op 7 (Turina)
Aberystwyth 'Variations'  No 3 of Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes 'Household Music' (Vaughan Williams)
An Irish Melody 'The Londonderry Air' (Bridge)
Bredon Hill  No 5 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
Capriccio, Op 85 (Strauss)
Cello Sonata (Bridge)
Cherry Ripe (Bridge)
Clarinet Quintet in F sharp minor, Op 10 (Coleridge-Taylor)
Clun  No 6 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
Coach, Coachman and Horse: Andante  Movement 2 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Crépuscule du soir: Allegretto mosso – Serenata: Allegro  Movement 1 of Escena andaluza, Op 7 (Turina)
Crug-y-bar 'Fantasia: Andante sostenuto'  No 1 of Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes 'Household Music' (Vaughan Williams)
Duett mit zwei obligaten Augengläsern in E flat major 'Eyeglass Duo', WoO32 (Beethoven)
Elegiac sonnet (Bliss)
Escena andaluza, Op 7 (Turina)
From far, from eve and morning  No 2 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
In summertime on Bredon  First line to Bredon Hill, No 5 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
In valleys of springs of rivers  First line to Clun, No 6 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
Is my team ploughing?  No 3 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
La oración del torero, Op 34 (Turina)
Landscape: Andante  Movement 1 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Merciless Beauty (Vaughan Williams)
Metamorphosen (Strauss/Leopold)
Nocturne and Scherzo (Vaughan Williams)
Oh, when I was in love with you  No 4 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
On Wenlock Edge  No 1 of On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
Passacaglia (Walton)
Phantasy Piano Quartet in F sharp minor (Bridge)
Phantasy Quintet (Vaughan Williams)
Piano Quartet (Walton)
Piano Quartet in A minor, Op 1 (Suk)
Piano Quartet in A minor, Op 67 (Turina)
Piano Quartet in B flat major, Op 41 (Saint-Saëns)
Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 13 (Strauss)
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op 16 (Beethoven)
Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 14 (Saint-Saëns)
Piano Quintet in C minor (Vaughan Williams)
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 1 (Coleridge-Taylor)
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 8 (Suk)
Piano Trio No 1, Op 35 (Turina)
Prelude  Act 1 No 1 of Capriccio, Op 85 (Strauss)
Quintet in D major (Vaughan Williams)
Sally in our alley (Bridge)
Scherzo (Vaughan Williams)
Scherzo 'founded on an English folksong': Allegro moderato  Movement 2 of Nocturne and Scherzo (Vaughan Williams)
Septet in E flat major, Op 65 (Saint-Saëns)
Since I from love  No 3 of Merciless Beauty (Vaughan Williams)
Sir Roger de Coverley (Bridge)
Six Studies in English Folk Song (Vaughan Williams)
So hath your beauty  No 2 of Merciless Beauty (Vaughan Williams)
Sonata for cello and piano (Poulenc)
St Denio 'Scherzo: Allegro vivace'  No 2 of Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes 'Household Music' (Vaughan Williams)
String Quartet in C minor (Vaughan Williams)
String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
String Quartet No 2 in A minor (Vaughan Williams)
String Quartet No 3, Op 46 (Ullmann)
String Quintet in B flat major, K174 (Mozart)
String Quintet in C major, K515 (Mozart)
String Quintet in C major, Op 29 (Beethoven)
String Quintet in C minor, K406 (Mozart)
String Quintet in C minor, Op 104 (Beethoven)
String Quintet in D major, K593 (Mozart)
String Quintet in E flat major, K614 (Mozart)
String Quintet in E flat major, Op 4 (Beethoven)
String Quintet in G minor, K516 (Mozart)
String Trio (Klein)
Suite from Brundibár (Krása/Matthews)
The Moon and Me: Largo e misterioso  Movement 3 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes 'Household Music' (Vaughan Williams)
Wild Night: Vivace e con fuoco  Movement 4 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Your eyën two  No 1 of Merciless Beauty (Vaughan Williams)
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