Cellist and viola da gamba player Gavin Kibble studied first at the University of Oxford with Laurence Dreyfus and then at the Royal Academy of Music with Jonathan Manson and Joseph Crouch. He has also learned from Gerhart Darmstadt and Juan Manuel Quintana. Gavin now plays with many of the UK’s leading orchestras and ensembles, including the English Concert, the Academy of Ancient Music, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Gabrieli Consort, the Dunedin Consort, the Sixteen, Classical Opera, La Serenissima and the Early Opera Company. He is principal cellist of English Touring Opera and has been guest continuo cellist at the Opera del Liceu in Barcelona. Gavin is involved with several exciting young groups such as Oxford Baroque, Ars Eloquentiae, Solomon’s Knot and La Nuova Musica. He also plays viola da gamba with the ‘Newe Vialles’.