St Bride's: Music - Hattie Butterworth – cello, Jennifer Hughes – piano

St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Hattie Butterworth – cello, Jennifer Hughes – piano

Friday, 24 January at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Hattie Butterworth – cello, Jennifer Hughes – pianoHattie Butterworth – cello, Jennifer Hughes – piano

R Schumann

5 Stücke im Volkston for cello and piano

L van Beethoven

12 Variations for cello and piano on 'See the conqu'ring hero comes' 

21-year-old cellist Hattie Butterworth is a recipient of many awards, including the Bulmer Beckett Foundation Young Musician of the Year award, Help Musicians UK Award and an Agar Trust Award. Hattie is currently studying with Raphael Wallfisch at the Royal College of Music with a foundation scholarship, supported by the Knights of the Round Table. In September 2014, Hattie was accepted into the sixth form at Chetham's School of Music to study with Anna Menzies. Whilst at Chets, Hattie received the school's Ida Caroll bursary award as well as reaching the final of the school's quartet competition, and in her final year was principal cello of the symphony orchestra.

Hattie has given solo recitals at the London Charterhouse, Lichfield Festival, Town Church St Peter Port, the Lansdowne Club in Mayfair, Emmanuel URC in Cambridge, St Olave's Hart St and Manchester Cathedral. She has also performed in masterclasses with eminent professors such as Torlief Thedeen, Johannes Goritzki, Hannah Roberts and Alexander Baillie, and was invited by Guy Johnston to take part in a masterclass with him at the Barbican as part of the events marking the BBC Young Musician final in 2016.

Hattie is a member of the Elgar Society and frequent performer at the Elgar Birthplace Museum. She also writes an online blog for Larsen Strings UK and plays a cello by Neuner and Hornsteiner c.1880.

Jennifer Hughes is a collaborative pianist specialising in the repertoire for piano and strings. Based in London and Cambridge, she has performed across Europe at venues including Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Oslo Opera House, St John's Smith Square, St James's Piccadilly, and has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. She has also appeared at Festivals in Italy, Sweden, Norway, Russia and China as well as across the UK. She recently released a disc 'Ireland, Delius & Bax: Cello Sonatas' with Lionel Handy (Lyrita).

Jennifer is Duo Coach for the String Department at the Royal College of Music. She has also accompanied and coached students at Aldeburgh Young Musicians, New Virtuosi International Mastercourse, Festival Quattro Corde and Voksenasen SummerAcademy.Jennifer has been awarded the Royal Over-Seas League Accompanist's Prize, the AESS Patricia Routledge National English Song Competition Accompanist's Prize, the Joaninha Trust Accompanist's Prize, the Titanic Memoriam Prize (RCM) and an award from the Geoffrey Parsons Memorial Trust. She is also a Park Lane Group Artist.

Hattie Butterworth has performed widely as a chamber musician, recitalist, orchestral musician and concerto soloist. She has been principal cello of the RCM Philharmonic orchestra, most recently performing Bloch's 'From Jewish Life' with the Hereford Youth Orchestra, and Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations with the Bridgnorth Sinfonia in December. Jennifer Hughes has performed across Europe at venues including Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Oslo Opera House, St John's Smith Square, St James's Piccadilly, and has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. She recently released a disc 'Ireland, Delius & Bax: Cello Sonatas' with Lionel Handy (Lyrita). Jennifer is Duo Coach for the String Department at the Royal College of Music and has been awarded the Royal Over-Seas League Accompanist's Prize.