Nathaniel Vallois was born in Paris and later studied in Israel and in London. His teachers included Miriam Solovieff, Yair Kless, Itzhak Rashkovsky and Ruggiero Ricci, and he has drawn much inspiration from his association with the great American violinist Camilla Wicks.
The recipient of many prizes and awards, Nathaniel gave his UK solo debut in 1993 at the Canterbury Festival. Since then he has concertized extensively as soloist and chamber musician, including many concerto (Bartók, Beethoven, Berg, Brahms, Britten, Bruch, Dvorak, Glazunov, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Walton) and recital appearances in London’s main venues and across Britain. He was a founder member of the London Archduke Piano Trio and performs with many chamber music groups.
Nathaniel Vallois is the Senior Violin Teacher and Lecturer at the Birmingham Conservatoire, and is on the violin and chamber music staff at the Purcell School of Music. As well as being regularly invited to play and teach in music courses and festivals in Britain, he has performed, broadcast and given masterclasses in the U.S.A, China, France, Germany, Spain, Israel, Romania, Turkey, South Africa and Brazil.
His recordings include a recital CD of French music entitled Beau Soir and a CD of chamber music by Hugh Wood on Toccata Classics, which was awarded 5 stars by the BBC Music Magazine in 2010. He has a great interest in historical artists and recordings, is a regular contributor to The Strad magazine and consultant for record companies.