Timothée began his musical education in Geneva at the prestigious Jaques Dalcroze Institute and later progressed to the Geneva Conservatoire and the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne where he studied with Patrick Demenga and received his Master of Performance with distinction. He has participated in numerous masterclasses with renowned teachers, including Gary Hoffman, Gustav Rivinius, Franz Helmerson and Miklòs Perényi. Timothée is currently studying on the Artist Diploma course at the Royal College of Music, London with Alexander Chaushian, where he is supported by a Musicians’ Company Lambert Studentship, the A F Marescotti City of Carouge Award and the Fondation F & M-F Minkoff.
A keen orchestral musician, Timothée has performed with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne and the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, in venues including Geneva’s Victoria Hall, Lausanne’s Salle Metropole and Palais Beaulieu, Montreux’s Auditorium Stravinsky and the Opéra de Vichy, under conductors including Markus Stenz and Christian Zacharias, and with soloists including Leonidas Kavakos.
In addition to cello, Timothée has performed regularly as a baritone soloist, singing at Geneva’s Victoria Hall accompanied by the Geneva Chamber Orchestra. He has also held the position of Musical Director at the Ferme Rosset, his home town’s concert venue, for three years.
Future performances include venues such as St Martin-in-the-Fields, St James’s Piccadilly, Chapel Royal – Hampton Court Palace and Parry Festival.
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