Timothy Ridout




Born in London in 1995, Timothy Ridout studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, graduating with the Queen’s Commendation. He then went on to study at the Kronberg Academy with Nobuko Imai and, in 2016, won the first prize in the Lionel Tertis Competition. In the same year he was selected by the Young Classical Artists Trust. In 2019, he received the Thierry Scherz Prize at the Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad. Highly sought after for his chamber repertoire, Timothy Ridout has already collaborated with Janine Jansen, Joshua Bell, the Arod Quartet and the Nash Ensemble. As a Harmonia Mundi artist, he has already released a number of acclaimed recordings, the most recent of which, A Poet’s Love, with pianist Frank Dupree, has been widely acclaimed by critics. Timothy Ridout plays a sixteenth-century Peregrino di Zanetto viola generously provided by the International Violin Beares Society.

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