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Ridout, Timothy (viola)

Timothy Ridout (viola)

In 2016 Timothy was the first British winner of the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition. Previous awards include 1st Prize at the 2014 Cecil Aronowitz and 2nd Prize at the 2015 Windsor Festival competitions.

Timothy has performed widely in Europe including the Wigmore Hall, Munich Gasteig, Verbier Academy & Festival and Schloss Elmau, the Eggenfelden Klassisch, Valdres Sommersymfoni, Koblenz, Musikdorf Ernen and Beethoven Bonn Festivals. He has attended the IMS Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music and given performances with The Nash Ensemble.

Future engagements include appearances as soloist with the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Baden-Baden Philharmonie and Sinfonia Cymru. He will return to Wigmore Hall and perform George Benjamin’s ViolaViola at the Purcell Room. In 2017 Champs Hill released his first CD of music by Vieuxtemps.

Born in London in 1995, Timothy studied at the Royal Academy of Music graduating with the Queen’s Commendation for Excellence. He was selected by YCAT in 2016 and is currently at the Kronberg Academy with Nobuko Imai.

Timothy plays on a viola by Peregerino di Zanetto c1565-75 generously on a temporary loan from Beares International Violin Society.


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