Projects and collaborations


Cellists Aotearoa is a multimedia concert production of music by New Zealand composers for cello and cello ensemble. Combined with projected videos of performers, New Zealand landscape photography and poem extracts, Heleen du Plessis aimed at convening and curating a multi-sensory experience – A Sound Sensation!

Please visit the dedicated project page Aoteaora.

Cello for Africa (CD Project)

A CD recording of Heleen du Plessis performing works by South African composers for cello and African instruments.

Please inquire.


Cellists of Otago

Cellists of Otago is a Cello choir which brings together players of all levels – from high school pupils and university students to professional players.

Read more here.


TriOtago is the name of the piano trio of the University of Otago, based in Dunedin, New Zealand with pianist Prof. Terence Dennis, violinist Tessa Petersen and cellist Heleen Du Plessis. They perform repertoire varying between the traditional classical repertoire, combining it with unusual works from all periods.

Visit the dedicated page here.