St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Veronica Henderson – cello

Tuesday, 31 July at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Veronica Henderson – cello

J S Bach

Cello Suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008

Prelude

Allemande

Courante

Sarabande

Minuets I and II

Gigue

Gaspar Cassadó

Suite for Solo Cello

Preludio-Fantasia

Sardana

Intermezzo e Danza Finale

Veronica Henderson studied music at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and then specialised in the cello at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She has studied with David Strange, Joan Dickson, Moray Welsh and William Pleeth. 2013 saw five performances of Ravel's Duo Sonata with the violinist, Gwen Owen Robinson, and she performed the Dvořák Cello Concerto with the K. 239 Chamber Orchestra in Cambridge. In 2014 - 15 she performed Carl Rütti's 'Lieder der Liebe', in the presence of the composer, and concluded a series of concerts entitled 'Perspectives on the Bach Cello Suites' in which she explored the origins and influences of this repertoire. In April 2015 she performed Beethoven's Triple Concerto with Gwen Owen Robinson (violin) and Jill Morton (piano) and the Cambridge K.239 Orchestra. The summer saw return visits to St Bride's and the St Giles at Six series in Edinburgh. In 2016 Veronica played Shostakovich's 1st Cello Concerto with Letchworth Sinfonia, and she returned in January 2018 to play Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations with them. 2017 - 18 has also seen return visits to play for the Szeged Society in Cambridge, St Giles at Six in Edinburgh and a recital with the pianist Jill Morton, in Trunch, Norfolk.

Veronica Henderson studied music at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and then specialised in the cello at the Royal Academy of Music in London. In summer 2016 she performed Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto with Letchworth Sinfonia and she returned to play Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations with them in January this year. 2017 - 18 has also seen return visits to play for the Szeged Society in Cambridge, St Giles at Six in Edinburgh and a recital with the pianist Jill Morton, in Trunch, Norfolk.