"...dazzlingly good chamber ensemble…
exuberantly expressive, intimate style…
gorgeously idiomatic playing’
The Times
Duncan McTier
Strings: double bass

Since winning the Isle of Man International Double Bass Competition Duncan McTier has appeared in major festivals and concert halls throughout Europe and Japan as a recitalist and as soloist with many orchestras, including the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra, the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, the Sjaellands Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Often described in the press as 'The Paganini of the Double Bass', his CDs include Maxwell Davies' Strathclyde concerto no.7, and 'Tarantella', 'Capriccio' and 'Sonata' with Kathron Sturrock.Duncan McTier is Professor of Double Bass at the Royal Academy of
Music in London, the Zurcher Hochschule der Kunste in Winterthur and Escuela Reina Sofia in Madrid. He gives masterclasses all over the world and holds a summer course at the Academie de Musique in Sion, Switzerland. Honours awarded him include Honorary Membership of the
Royal Academy of Music and Fellowship of the Royal Northern College of Music.

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