Thomas Carroll enjoys a distinguished and varied career as a cellist and, more recently, as a conductor. Since conducting his debut performance in the Berlin Philharmonie in 2006, he has gone on to work with many orchestras in the UK and abroad. He founded the London Beethoven Chamber Orchestra and, in April 2012, was made Artistic Director of the Orpheus Sinfonia, with whom he recorded the orchestra’s first CD, and works regularly with soloists Dame Felicity Lott, Tasmin Little, Jack Liebeck, Roderick Williams and Tamsin Waley-Cohen.
As a concerto soloist he has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and the Bayerische Rundfunk. He made his conducting debut this season with The Presidential Symphony Orchestra in Turkey and next season will debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He has recorded over 20 CDs as a cellist on labels such as Decca, Quartz, Champs Hill, Orchid and Paladino, and as a conductor he has recorded for Naxos and Signum. He is a member of the London Conchord Ensemble with whom he regularly performs, most recently in a Chamber Music Prom at the Cadogan Hall in London, and is also a member of Trio Apache, with whom he has appeared numerous times on BBC Radio 3.