Robert enjoys a varied career as solo cellist, conductor and chamber musician

An Associate of the Royal Academy of Music — he has taught at Junior Academy since 1992 — he is also an Honorary Professor of the Rachmaninov Institute in Tambov, Russia. As cellist of the Barbican Piano Trio for more than 25 years, he has performed on four continents and made several acclaimed recordings, most recently of works by Taneyev with guest violist James Boyd.

Robert is the principal cellist of the London Chamber Orchestra and conducts the Oxford Symphony Orchestra. He is the President of the North London Music Festival and coaches chamber music at MusicWorks.