Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
|Genres||Chamber, orchestral, instrumental|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, conductor, pianist|
|Labels||NMC Recordings, Regent Records (UK), Oboe Classics, SFZ music, Convivium Records, Usk Recordings|
Timothy Salter studied at St John's College, Cambridge, where he won the John Stewart of Rannoch Scholarship in sacred music. His piano teachers included York Bowen and Lamar Crowson. He has composed chamber and orchestral music, choral music and songs. He founded Usk Recordings in 1995 and is the musical director of The Ionian Singers.
He is co-author with Edward Lowbury and Alison Young of Thomas Campion, Poet, Composer, Physician, publisher: Chatto & Windus, London 1970, SBN 7011 1477 0.
For many years he taught composition and performance studies at the Royal College of Music, where he designed collaborative composer/performer courses and in conjunction with Edwin Roxburgh conducted the Twentieth Century Ensemble. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Music in 2004 for services to music.
- Timothy Salter's Website
- Review of "Aerial" recording, November 2013 - MusicWeb International
- Review of "After the Sun" recording, December 2005 - MusicWeb International
- Review of "Piano Quartet" recording, April 2009 - MusicWeb International
- Review of "The Country of the Stars" recording, October 2001 - Gramophone
- Review of "Diptych" recording, April 2003 - Gramophone
- Review of "Mondrian Pictures" concert, October 2011 - Independent
- Review of "Three Night Pieces" concert, July 2003 - The Guardian
- Review of "Equipoise" concert, January 2003 - The Guardian
- Review of "Trefoil" concert, April 2014 - Musical Opinion
- Review of "Arias for Percussion" concert, March 2006 - Classical Source
- Review of "Piano Trio" concert, January 2011 - Classical Source