A gifted cellist who won the 2012 BBC Young Musician of the Year Award at the age of 15, performing the Walton Cello Concerto.
'The beauty of Laura van der Heijden’s playing lies in the fact that she has a wonderful expressivity, but never ever overdoes it, and the pianissimo ending of the concerto was enchanting, ending with just the solo cello, captivating the audience...' (Jane Shuttleworth, Bachtrack, May 2012)
'... a completely extraordinary performance of incredible creative intensity...' (Nicholas Daniel, BBC Radio 3, May 2012)
'... mesmerising performance of the rarely-played Walton Cello Concerto...' (Richard Morrison, The Times, May 2012).
Laura van der Heijden tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Aug 2012.
Official website lauravanderheijden.org/e
Laura van der Heijden image © Sam Trench