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Video: Beethoven Symphony no 5 i excerpt

Introducing Schumann 
Cello Concerto

Video: Bach Suites an Introduction

My recent piece in The Strad

Glyndebourne podcast Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera

A wonderful project I'm thrilled to be part of: I, Culture Orchestra video

A recent interview

About Scrapers and Tooters


"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 10 cellists who came from 6 countries to the

2nd Edinburgh International Cello Continuo Clinic 2014

September 14th - 20th 2014

Thanks for making it such a huge success!

Portrait by Roman Rabinovich:


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