Thomas Timm,

1st Principal of the 2nd Violins

Born in Leinefelde

Member since 2000-09-01

Thomas Timm studied with Klaus Hertel (Leipzig), Zakhar Bron (Lübeck) and Igor Ozim (Berne). He won several competitions and received a number of foundation grants, both in Germany and abroad. Concert tours have taken him to many European countries, Japan, China and the USA. As soloist, he has appeared with orchestras including Leipzig’s Gewandhaus and MDR-Sinfonieorchester as well as the Berne Symphony Orchestra. His chamber-music partners include Nelson Freire and Lars Vogt, and he also leads the Philharmonic String Quintet. In addition, since 2003, Timm has been a teacher in the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Orchestra Academy.