Tim Redmond is a regular guest conductor with the London Symphony Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and is Professor of Conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Need to know: Tim has appeared in the UK with orchestras including the BBC Concert, Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras, the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Britten Sinfonia, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Hallé, London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Viva and the Ulster Orchestra. He also has a long-standing association with the Manchester Camerata. He has conducted widely throughout Europe and the US with orchestras including the St Louis Symphony, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and the Rotterdam Philharmonic.
Tim is a well-known as a conductor of contemporary music and has a particular association with the music of Thomas Adès. His recent recordings include Alison Balsom’s album Paris with Guy Barker (Warner Classics), and Dreams with Ophélie Gaillard and the RPO (Harmonia Mundi).
Most fun: Conducting Pirates of the Caribbean (live with film) in Finland
Most unusual venue: He once conducted an underground opera performance in a disused London Tube station.
Strangest job: He was once flown to Monaco for the day to be filmed conducting on board a yacht which was being followed by four helicopters. He's still not entirely sure why.
Most musicians: He once conducted Berlioz's Grande Messe des Morts – which featured 200 singers, 100 instrumentalists, 12 timpani and 4 brass bands