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Example recital programmes


The Unaccompanied Cello


Crumb: Sonata for solo cello

Britten: Third Suite for Cello, Op.87


J.S. Bach: Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV

Cassadó: Suite for solo cello

The Three B’s: Brahms and his predecessors


Beethoven: 7 Variations on ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’, WoO.46

Brahms: Sonata No.1 in E minor, Op. 38


Bach: Sonata No.3 in G minor, BWV 1029  (orig. for Viola da Gamba)

Beethoven: Sonata No.3 in A-major, Op.69

The Czech Cello


Suk: Ballade and Serenade, Op.3

Dvořák: Rondo, Op.94

Martinů: Sonata No.3


Martinů: Variations on a Slovak Folksong, H.378

Janáček: Pohádka (Fairy Tale)

Dvořák: Klid (Silent Woods), Op.68

Martinů: Variations on a Theme of Rossini, H.290

Travels through Italy and Spain


Vivaldi: Sonata No.6 in B-flat major, RV46

Scarlatti: Sonata No.1 in D minor

Stravinsky: Suite Italienne


Cassadó: Suite for solo cello

de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole

Ginastera: Pampeana No.2


French Fantasy


Fauré: Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.117

Poulenc: Sonata


Ravel: Piece en forme de habanera

Franck: Sonata in A major

Previously performed concerti


Boccherini: Concerto in B-flat

Boccherini: Concerto No.3 in G

Brahms: Double concerto, Op.102


Bruch: Kol Nidrei


Dvorak: Concerto in B minor, Op.104


Dvorak: Silent Woods


Elgar: Concerto in E minor, Op.85


Faure: Elegie


Ginastera: Pampeana No.2


Haydn: Concerto in C major Hob VIIb:1


Haydn: Concerto in D major Hob VIIb:2


Orr: A Carmen Fantasy


Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody


Saint-Saens: Concerto in A minor, Op.33


Schumann: Concerto in A minor, Op.129


Shostakovich: Concerto No.1, Op.107


Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations, Op.33

Victoria Simonsen


& Example Programmes


Victoria's recital repertoire encompasses all of the standard works for solo cello and cello with piano. She is also interested in taking on special projects such as unusual works or premiere performances. If you have a specific repertoire request for a concert performance, please do get in touch!

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