Gregor Riddell plays the cello and writes music that spans a wide pool of genres.
Original projects include BirdWorld, Tre Voci and KGB.
He was a founder member of the Solstice Quartet, Living Room in London and Odysseus Piano Trio.
Alongside his own projects, he’s written music for Galya Bisengalieva, Duo TÖ, the BEAST sound system at Birmingham University, Asamisimasa Ensemble, and more. Having written for the London Contemporary Orchestra, Gregor is also a principle player and has collaborated with artists including Radiohead, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Sarah Davachi, Actress and Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch.
As BirdWorld prepares to make their follow up record, in April they released reworks of their debut album UNDA on Focused Silence including interpretations by Fran & Flora, Olefonken, Diana Syrse, Iain Chambers and Robert Ames. In 2022, he will release original music with violinist/composer Sara Övinge on Jazzland Records and arrange a solo modular synthesizer work by Qasim Naqvi for string ensemble, live electronics and dancers premiering at Podium Festival.
Alongside Robert Soma-Lewis, he runs an Oslo-based online platform called SVS broadcasting adventurous music from the Nordics.
Gregor was born in London, studied music at Cambridge University and composition at the Royal College of Music. He works mostly between Norway and the UK and lives with his family in Oslo.