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Tamsin Waley-Cohen

Born in London in 1986, Tamsin Waley-Cohen enjoys an adventurous and varied career. In addition to concerts with the Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic and BBC orchestras, amongst others, she has been associate artist with the Orchestra of the Swan and works with conductors including Andrew Litton and Tamás Vásáry. She enjoys a duo partnership with Huw Watkins, whose Concertino she premiered, and together they have recorded for Champs Hill and Signum Records, for whom she is a Signum Classics Artist. With her sister, composer Freya Waley-Cohen, and architects Finbarr O’Dempsey and Andrew Skulina, she holds an Open Space residency at Aldeburgh. Her love of chamber music led her to start the Honeymead Festival, now in its ninth year, and she is also artistic director of the Sunday Series at London’s Tricycle Theatre. In 2016-2017 she will be a recipient of the ECHO Rising Stars Awards. She studied at the Royal College of Music and her teachers included Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ruggiero Ricci, and András Keller.

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Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven Violin Sonatas 1, 5 & 8
Tamsin Waley-Cohen & Huw Watkins
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
CPE Bach Complete Works for Violin and Keyboard
Tamsin Waley-Cohen and James Baillieu
Richard Blackford
Niobe (EP)
Tamsin Waley-Cohen
Various composers
Tamsin Waley-Cohen
Freya Waley-Cohen
Tamsin Waley-Cohen
John Adams, Roy Harris
Violin Concertos
Tamsin Waley-Cohen / BBC Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Works for Violin & Piano by Hahn & Szymanowski
Tamsin Waley-Cohen
Francis Poulenc
The Complete Songs of Francis Poulenc - Vol. 5
Malcolm Martineau
Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar
The Lark Ascending / Introduction and Allegro
Tamsin Waley-Cohen / Orchestra of the Swan / David Curtis
Various composers
1917: Works for Violin & Piano
Tamsin Waley-Cohen / Huw Watkins
Felix Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D minor / Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra
Tamsin Waley-Cohen / Huw Watkins