Cellist Tamaki Sugimoto is a recipient of various international prizes and performs extensively across the UK, Europe and Japan. As a passionate chamber musician, she has appeared on the stage with artists including Yura Lee, David Quiggle, Lisanne Soeterbroek, Michael Foyle, Julian Jacobson, Mayuko Ishigami and Leonid Gorokhov.
Additional inspiration and influence derive from working with Heinrich Schiff, Frans Helmerson, Philippe Müller and Troels Svane. Her recent engagements include working with London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, The International Holland Music Sessions (Holland), Festival Resonances Academy (Belgium) and Nagaokakyo Chamber Ensemble (Japan).
Having previously graduated from the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, she is currently studying with Melissa Phelps at the Royal College of Music where she holds The Linbury Scholarship.
Tamaki is truly grateful to the Linbury Trust, The Wolfson Foundation and Help Musicians UK for their generous support.