pianist, singer-songwriter, violinist and violist from Kent, England, who studied
at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Chetham’s
School of Music, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
whom he has worked include Antony & the Johnsons, Deep Purple, the
Essex Chamber Orchestra, the Jigsaw Players, Living Room in London, the
London Symphony Orchestra, the Puertas Quartet, the
Schubert Ensemble, the Vuillaume Quartet, the
Who, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and the Wren Players.
November 2008, the Jigsaw Players appeared at Christ
Church in Wimbledon
where they performed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Clarinet
Concerto”, Sergei Prokofiev’s “Sonate
for Two Violins”, and Josef Suk’s “Quartet”.
to the same venue for a recital of Peter Ilyich
Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence” on 25th July
& 6th August 2009, he dusted off his vocal cords for a
performance of Elvis Costello’s “Juliet Letters” with
violist German Clavaijo, and his wife, violinist
Ellie Fagg, in Granada, Spain.
Living Room in
participated in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which was held from 24th
August through 31st August 2009. Their program included Tom’s
own composition, “If Loving You”, “So What” by
Miles Davis, and “Yesterday” by the Beatles.
In 2009, he
recorded Franz Joseph Haydn’s “String Quartet, Op. 33, No. 2”
(“The Joke”) as part of the LSO Discovery’s A-level
his solo debut album, Edge of the
World, in 2010.
In March of
2010, he was in the orchestra pit for a production of the Who’s Quadrophenia
at Royal Albert Hall.
Living Room in
an airing to David Ibbett’s “Without
Words” at Rosemary Branch on 25th May 2010.
July 2010, he opened for Eric Clapton at the DTE Energy music theatre.
The Puertas Quartet took the stage at the University of
Auckland School of Music’s Music Theatre on 1st May
2011. Their recital comprised
Sir Edward Elgar’s “Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84”,
Haydn’s “String Quartet in F, Op. 77, No.
2”, and Alexander von Zemlinsky’s “String
Quartet No. 4, Op. 25”.
May 2011, they reprised the Zemlinsky piece, and
performed Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Quartet in E flat, Op. 127”,
and Keith Statham’s “Romance No. 1” in the Hunter Council
Chamber at Victoria
They were at
St. Andrew’s Church in Gisborne, New
Zealand, on 21st March 2012
for Haydn’s “String Quartet in C, Op. 20, No.
2”, Maurice Ravel’s “Quartet in F”, and Tchaikovsky’s
“String Quartet No. 1”.
March 2010, the LSO Strings gave the British premiere of Manu Delago’s first piece for hang and orchestra at
LSO St. Luke’s.
which Tom appears include: Adventions and
Made in Silence 2 by Manu Delago; Bach to
Brubeck, Dust Bowl Symphony, Holst:
The Planets, Music of Hope
and Symphony No. 1 by Johan de Meij Inspired by the Lord of the Rings with the LSO;
8 by Mannheim Steamroller; and, The
Gentle Art of Music by RPWL.