Ian Tindale is a pianist and accompanist specialising in song. He is also a répétiteur, harpsichordist, organist and orchestral keyboard player.
Ian grew up near Oxford, and he is a graduate of Cambridge University. In 2013 he completed the Master of Performance course in Piano Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music (RCM) with Distinction, and subsequently was a Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the RCM for the academic year 2013-14. Ian was delighted to be awarded the Help Musicians UK Accompanist’s Prize in the 2015 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, and the Royal Overseas League Music Competition Accompanist’s Prize the same year. In previous years, he has also won the Gerald Moore Award, the Help Musicians UK Accompanists’ Prize (Maggie Teyte Competition) and the Association of English Singers and Speakers Accompanists’ Prize.
Ian has performed at the Oxford Lieder Festival and the Sage Gateshead, and at London venues including Wigmore Hall, the National Gallery and Cadogan Hall. As a répétiteur he has worked with Cambridge Handel Opera, British Youth Opera and Ryedale Festival Opera. He has performed as an orchestral keyboard player with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a Samling Artist.