Biography of Jenkinson Richard:
1971 born cellist Richard Jenkinson was a student of Florence Hooton, Raphael Wallfisch and William Pleeth. After he had won several prizes and scholarships, he completed his studies with Yfrah Neaman, Peter Wallfisch and Aldo Parrisot. As early as 1993 he made his debut at the London South Bank Centre. In 1994 he became solo cellist of the Irish Chamber Orchestra yet changed later the same year in same position to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. As a guest, he was also solo cellist of the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, the Northern Sinfonia, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also active as a soloist and a chamber musician, being member among others
of the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and the Frith Piano Quartet, the Pro-Musica Trio and the Trio Voce. Numerous broadcasts and CD productions. Richard Jenkinson is a professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.