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    Jones, Timothy (1961 – Present)

    French horn player who studied with Frank Lloyd and Ifor Jones and started out in the horn section of the Munich Philharmonic.  He became a member of the London Philharmonic in 1984 and principal horn of the London Symphony Orchestra in 1986.  In 1999, he participated in the British Horn Festival, in spite of an injured right hand.

     

    Kenneth Fuchs penned “Canticle to the Sun”, a French horn concerto, for Timothy, who recorded it with JoAnn Falletta and the LSO in 2006.  It was released on 1st January 2008.  On 29th and 30th April 2008, Timothy gave its concert premiere with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra in Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. 

     

    Other groups with whom he has performed include the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

     

    Recordings with which he is credited include:  the original cast recording of Billy Elliot:  The Musical; Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space by Spiritualized; Life in Slow Motion by David Gray; The London Horn Sound; and, John Adams:  A Flowering Tree and Mahler:  Symphony No. 5 with the LSO.

     

    In the field of music education, he has been a guest artist at the University of Colorado in Boulder and served on the faculties of the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music and the Royal College of Music.

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.moviebrass.com/intro/Musicians/horn_players/tim_jones.html
    2. http://music.colorado.edu/horn/horn-artist-series/
    3. http://british-horn.org/pastevents.html
    4. http://www.zoominfo.com/#!search/profile/person?personId=249379443&targetid=profile
    5. http://www.discogs.com/Kenneth-Fuchs-Timothy-Jones-3-London-Symphony-Orchestra-JoAnn-Falletta-Canticle-To-The-Sun-United-Ar/release/1419617
    6. http://www.hornsociety.org/forum/6-Recordings/18-naxos-composer-kenneth-fuchs-timothy-jones-horn
    7. http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/horn/message/39965
    8. http://www.calarecords.com/acatalog/info_CACDS4112.html
    9. http://www.alibris.com/search/classical/artist/Tim%20Jones
    10. http://www.discogs.com/artist/Timothy+Jones+%283%29?anv=Tim+Jones&filter_anv=1
    11. http://www.discogs.com/Spiritualized-Ladies-And-Gentlemen-We-Are-Floating-In-Space/master/30270
    12. http://www.rcm.ac.uk/brass/professors/horn/

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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