Cecilia Bignall (Cello)

Cecilia Bignall


Cellist and composer Cecilia Bignall has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician across the UK and Europe, including at the Oslo Opera House, the Sziget Festival in Budapest, St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Wigmore Hall, the International House of Music in Moscow, Kings Place Festival and St John’s Smith Square. She has been broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 during ‘Sound Frontiers’ Festival at the Southbank Centre, and was featured on Proms Extra in 2016 performing music by Gabriel Prokofiev, along with the composer himself. Cecilia regularly performs contemporary music and jazz, including improvisations with electronics, and has played with contemporary groups such as ensemble x.y and the Riot Ensemble.

Cecilia plays an 1855 Derazey cello and is notably cellist of Trio Derazey (formerly known as the Jorgensen Trio).

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