Thérese Timoney plays Baroque and modern violin.
Her repertoire ranges from music of the 1600′s through to the music of today. She has had works written for her by James Wilson, John Kinsella, David Byers, Eric Sweenery, Philip Martin and Frank Corcoran.
Thérese is a former leader and founder member of the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the RTE Concert Orchestra and Christ Church baroque and is currently leader of the Orchestra of St. Celilia, Wexford Festival Opera Orchestra and the Irish Film Orchestra, and plays with Camerata Ireland.
Playing Baroque violin she is a member of the distinguished orchestra, the English Concert; and has also played with the Academy of Ancient Music, the Orchestra of theAge of Enlightenment, Raglan Baroque and the Hanover Band. In 1996 together with Mark Duley she founded the first professional Baroque orchestra in Ireland – Christchurch Baroque – now known as the irish baroque Orchestra.
Plans for the 2014 – 15 season include performances of Handel’s Dixit Dominus in Dublin; the Christmas Oratorio and a concert of Bach Cantatas with Alison Browner directed by Thérese in the Hugh Land Gallery; recordings with the English Concert directed by Harry Bicket and Laurence Cummings; concert performance of Handel’s Hercules in London, Birmingham, Paris and Vienna and workshops and concerts with the Ad Astra Scholars of UCD.