British cellist Hattie Butterworth is currently in her final year studying with Raphael Wallfisch at the Royal College of Music with a foundation scholarship, supported by the Knights of the Round Table.

Hattie has given solo recitals at venues including The London Charterhouse, Lichfield Festival, The Town Church in St Peter Port Guernsey, Emmanuel URC in Cambridge, St Olaves Hart St, St Peter’s Church Canterbury and Manchester Cathedral. She has also performed in masterclasses with eminent professors, such as Torleif Thedeen, Johannes Goritzki, Hannah Roberts and Guy Johnston.

Hattie has also performed as a soloist with orchestras, most recently performing Bloch’s ‘From Jewish Life’ with the Hereford Youth Orchestra and the Rococo Variations with the Bridgnorth Sinfonia. She has also sat twice as Principal Cello of the Royal College of Music Philharmonic Orchestra.

Hattie is a member of the award winning piano trio, The Odora Trio, and has performed with them throughout the UK and London at venues including as semi-finalists in St Martin In-The-Field’s Chamber Competition 2020,  St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, The Elgar Birthplace Museum, Chichester Cathedral, Colyer Fergusson Hall Canterbury, St Giles Fleet St, St Peter’s Eaton Square and the London Charterhouse. The trio are passionate about working with charities and people in communities where live music is difficult to access.

​Hattie has developed an interest into the life and works of Sir Edward Elgar, is an active member of the Elgar Society. She also writes an online blog for international string company, Larsen Strings about the life of a music student that you can see here

Hattie plays a Neuner and Hornsteiner cello circa. 1890



2 thoughts on “Biography

  1. Karin Thorogood says:

    I did very much enjoy the concert at Chelmsford Cathedral today and, as I was sitting right in front of you, my enjoyment was visual as well as aural. You appeared to delight in your music-making and you had the rare ability of being able to share that delight with your listeners.
    Thank you for a really wonderful hour!
    Karin (Thorogood)


    • Hattie Butterworth says:

      Thank you so much Karin, sorry I only spotted your very kind comment now! So glad you enjoyed our Chelmsford concert, I will certainly go down as one of our favourite performances. Best wishes for you, thank you for getting in touch,


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