Theodor Sink. Photo by: Kaupo Kikkas

Theodor Sink (cello) is a versatile chamber musician and soloist. Theodor has received numerous prizes from competitions at home and abroad. Since 2017, Theodor Sink has been the concertmaster of the cello group in the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (Chief Conductor Olari Elts). In 2017, he also received the Annual Music Award of the Estonian Cultural Endowment for his outstanding season as a soloist and orchestral musician.

As a soloist, he has performed with various orchestras such as the Pärnu City Orchestra, Sinfonietta Riga, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, New Street Orchestra, and the Estonian Festival Orchestra. He has collaborated with renowned conductors such as Neeme Järvi, Tõnu Kaljuste, Risto Joost, Juha Kangas, Kristiina Poska, Kaspar Mänd and Jüri Alperten. In 2020, he made his debut before the Estonian Festival Orchestra by performing and recording Lepo Sumera’s Cello Concerto (conductor Paavo Järvi). Chamber music also plays an important role in Theodor Sink’s life, and he has worked with acclaimed musicians such as David Geringas, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Víkingur Ólafsson, Marina Ciche, Florian Donderer, Eva Bindere, Nicolas Datricourt, Triin Ruubel, Kalle Randalu, and others. Theodor Sink is a member of the Association of Estonian Professional Musicians and in December 2020, the association deemed him Musician of the Year for his outstanding, prolific and versatile concert activity. Theodor Sink plays on a cello made in 1842 by Auguste Sébastien Bernardel (Père), owned by Aare Kaarma and on loan to Sink by the Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments.