|"He not only brings that dedicated scholarly view of
playing characterisitc of period instrument specialists, but he plays with such huge commitment.He is a great inspiration to me,
especially in Mozart."
Sir Charles Mackerras, BBC Music Magazine
"...admirable continuo and solo cellist and now also a conductor"
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Music in the Castle of Heaven
"Hushed and flawless Bach..." The Observer
"Watkin's tastes are catholic....
[he has] a passionate belief in the juxtaposition of scholarship and musicianship"
Grove Dictionary of Music
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Thanks to the 15 cellists who came from 7 countries to the
1st Edinburgh Interantional Cello Continuo Clinic 2013
Details here of
2nd Edinburgh International Cello Continuo Clinic 2014
September 14th - 20th 2014
Portrait by Roman Rabinovich: