Timothy Walker

Hon ARAM

Guitar - Voice and Guitar

Soloist, duo member, chamber musician, teacher, composer and arranger

Has recorded all of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ guitar music

Timothy is acclaimed internationally as a brilliant virtuoso of the highest rank. He has played in over fifty countries. His repertoire ranges from folk-inspired to classical and the most complex of modern scores.

He began playing at age twelve, and was invited to study in Spain with the great maestro, Narciso Yepes. In addition to his solo career, Walker is recognised as one of the foremost guitarists in the world of chamber music, and has encouraged composers to use the instrument more in ensemble works.

He has played with the London Sinfonietta, BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Opera Covent Garden, the Nash Ensemble, the Lindsay Quartet and many other leading ensembles. Besides recitals, radio and TV he has recorded with some of the world's finest singers and instrumentalists including Robert Tear, Philip Langridge and Sarah Walker. He has performed in duo with John Williams.

He has given masterclasses on five continents and is a professor at the Royal Academy of Music. He teaches in Spanish and French as well as in English.
A number of his compositions and arrangements have been published and recorded. To date he has made over thirty recordings and has recently recorded all the guitar works of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (former Master of the Queen's Music) for Maxopus, his website.

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