Swiss cellist Timothée Botbol has given solo performances in the UK, Switzerland, France, Germany and Italy, in venues including St John’s Smith Square, Royal Albert Hall, St Magnus Festival, Purcell Room, St Magnus Festival, Kings Place and Kultur-Rockt Festival. He has appeared as guest principal cellist with the Welsh National Opera orchestra and principal cellist of ensemble Collegium, as well as chamber musician with artists such as Vilde Frang and Lawrence Power in venues such as the West Wycombe Chamber Music Festival, Møn Sommerkonzert in Denmark, Concerts in The West series, the Royal Overseas League and St Martin-in-the-Fields. In February 2017, he was awarded the Grand Prize Special from all categories at the II Augustin Aponte International Music Competition in Tenerife and is a Park Lane Group Young Artist.
Starting his early musical education in Geneva at the Jaques Dalcroze Institute, he later progressed to the Lausanne Haute École de Musique and the Royal College of Music on the Artist Diploma program, under tutorship of professors such as Patrick Demenga, Alexander Chaushian and Richard Lester where he was supported by a Musicians’ Company Lambert Studentship, the Concordia Foundation, the AF Marescotti - Ville de Carouge Award and the Fondation F & M-F Minkoff.
In addition to cello, Timothée has performed as a baritone soloist, singing at Geneva’s Victoria Hall accompanied by the Geneva Chamber Orchestra as well as guitarist in the West End show "Waitress".