"...dazzlingly good chamber ensemble…
exuberantly expressive, intimate style…
gorgeously idiomatic playing’
The Times
Gallery: Players Section: Guest

Scott Bywater

He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London with Kurt-Hans Goedicke and Neil Percy. On graduating he began a freelance career and has worked with great conductors such as Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davies, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mistlav Rostropovich, Michael Tilson-Thomas and Daniel Gatti. He has performed with some of Britain?s finest Orchestras including The London Symphony, The Royal Philharmonic, The Bournemouth Symphony, English National Opera, The BBC Concert Orchestra and The London Mozart Players. His freelance career has enabled him to travel extensively with many of the ensembles he has been engaged by, notably touring South America in 1996. His enthusiasm for Early Music and Authentic Performance has led him to perform some of the Baroque repertoires masterpieces with such ensembles as The Academy of Ancient Music, The Gabrieli Consort and The Hanover Band, with such conductors as Christopher Hogwood, Paul Macreesh and Sir Charles Mackerras and touring Europe extensively with these groups. Although freelancing on Percussion, he specialises as a Timpanist and has enjoyed recent performances of Billy Budd? at ENO, Mahler?s Second with the RPO and Berlioz?s Fantastic Symphony with The Bournemouth Symphony. He is very happy to be appearing with the Fibonacci Sequence and to be associated with Grahams new work.