Winner of the Thierry Scherz Prize at Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad 2023, Tim Posner is also the
first British cellist to have been awarded a prize at the International Karl Davidov Competition. Born
in 1995, Tim has performed as soloist with orchestras including the NDR Radiophilharmonie, Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Mozart Players with conductors such as Andrew Manze.
Highlights of the 2022/23 season include a recording of chamber music by Boccherini with Steven
Isserlis, a recording of Cipriani Potter’s Concertante with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the
IMS Open Chamber Music tour and recital debuts in the Concertgebouw and Gstaad. He looks
forward to making his debut concerto CD with the Bern Symphony Orchestra later this year.
In 2010, Tim founded The Teyber Trio with violinist, Tim Crawford and violist, Timothy Ridout. He
has performed at chamber music festivals including the IMS Prussia Cove (Open Chamber Music),
Molyvos International Music Festival, Kronberg and Musikdorf Ernen festivals. As a chamber
musician he has collaborated with musicians such as Steven Isserlis, Sir Andras Schiff, Gidon
Kremer and Lars Vogt.
Tim is principal cellist of Amsterdam Sinfonietta.
Born in 1995, he began learning with his mother, Julia Desbruslais and subsequently with Robert
Max. He studied with Prof. Leonid Gorokhov at the Hochschule für Musik in Hanover. He draws
great inspiration from regular masterclasses with Steven Isserlis at Prussia Cove.