a very gifted musician, a natural cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Breaking with traditional boundaries to save classical music, revolutionary artist Dale Henderson redefines where and how the artform creates meaning. His unorthodox vision is now global music movement “Bach in the Subways,” which inspires new audiences to explore classical music in over forty countries around the world. Vivid musical imagination, fluid, captivating technique and spontaneous, thought provoking audience engagement enchant listeners everywhere.

Concert Highlights

25 Her(t)z NYC

October 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM Oculus Plaza, New York City Learn More

25 Her(t)z NYC

October 24, 2019 at 6:00 PM View of the World at World Trade Center, New York City Learn More

Guerrilla Classical with Vienna Philharmonic Principal Cellist Tamás Varga

September 21, 2019 at 4:00 PM Vienna, Austria: Opernpassage Learn More

Guerrilla Classical with Vienna Philharmonic Principal Cellist Tamás Varga

September 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM Vienna, Austria: Opernpassage Learn More

Leipzig Bach-Archiv Bachfest

June 13, 2019 at 10:00 PM Leipzig, Germany: St. Thomas Church Learn More

Salzburg Global Seminar (private)

June 3, 2019 at 9:30 PM Salzburg, Austria: Schloss Leopoldskron Watch

Celebrating Bach with Dermot Mulroney

March 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM Los Angeles Watch

Bach in the Subways 2019

March 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM Cartagena, Colombia Learn More

Bach in the Subways 2019

March 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM Cartagena, Colombia Learn More

#Bach333 Mexico

December 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM Ciudad Juárez Learn More

#Bach333 The Netherlands

November 3, 2018 at 3:00 PM de Eenhoorn Kampen Learn More

#Bach333 California

October 7, 2018 at 3:00 PM San Francisco, Powell St. BART Station Learn More

#Bach333 California

October 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM Santa Barbara, Center Court at Paseo Nuevo Learn More

#Bach333 California

October 5, 2018 at 4:00 PM Los Angeles, 3rd St. Promenade Learn More

#Bach333 India

September 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM Kolkata, Gwalior Monument on the Ganges Learn More

#Bach333 Philadelphia

June 2, 2018 at 3:00 PM Dilworth Plaza SEPTA Station Learn More

Bethlehem Bach Festival

May 18, 2018 at 12:00 PM Pennsylvania Learn More

Bethlehem Bach Festival

May 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM Pennsylvania Learn More

#Bach333 Georgia

March 25, 2018 at 3:33 PM next to Georgian National Opera & Ballet Theater of Tbilisi Learn More

#Bach333 Singapore

March 24, 2018 at 3:33 PM Tanjong Pagar Centre Learn More

#Bach333 Seattle

March 21, 2018 at 12:30 PM & 3:33 PM Van Vorst Plaza & Pike Place Market Learn More

Tiny Pine Press presents The Bach Cello Suites

January 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM Los Angeles Learn More

Tiny Pine Press presents The Bach Cello Suites

November 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM Los Angeles Learn More

Parsa Duo at Bloedel Reserve

September 3, 2017 at 6:00 PM Bainbridge Island, Washington Learn More

NPR/WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show

August 24, 2017 at 1:00 New York City Listen

Parsa Duo Season III

August 4-6, 2017 Massachusetts Details & Tickets

Leipzig Bach-Archiv Bachfest

June 10, 2017 at 2:00 PM Leipzig, Germany: Leipzig Central Station Learn More

Leipzig Bach-Archiv Bachfest

June 8, 2017 at 10:30 PM Leipzig, Germany: St. Thomas Church Learn More

Parsa Duo at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

May 22, 2017 at 12:30 PM Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Learn More

Parsa Duo at Museu Histórico do Exército e Forte de Copacabana

May 21, 2017 at 12:30 PM Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Learn More

Parsa Duo at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

May 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Learn More

Hereford Arts presents Bach's Complete da Gamba Sonatas

May 13, 2017 at 7:30 PM New York City Learn More

Bach in the Subways 2017

March 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM West 4th St. Station, New York Learn More

Seattle Bach in the Subways Fundraiser

January 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM PST Seattle Learn More

Classical KING FM 98.1 Northwest Focus Live

January 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM PST Seattle Listen

L.A. Bach Festival Season Finale

October 23, 2016 at 4:00 PM Los Angeles Learn More

Occidental College master class

October 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM Booth Hall, Occidental College Learn More

Bach's Complete da Gamba Sonatas at Bloedel Reserve

September 4, 2016 at 6:45 PM Bainbridge Island, Washington Learn More

Mini-Residency & Bach's Six Suites at DePauw University

August 28-31, 2016 Greencastle, Indiana Learn More

Parsa Duo Season II

July 22 & 23, 2016 Cape Cod & Boston, Massachusetts Learn More

SuitesRaiser: The Complete Bach Cello Suites

March 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM Los Angeles Learn More

Bach in the Subways

In New York City’s subways, Henderson put his passion for Bach to use in an environment perfectly suited to building new audiences. His unorthodox vision caught on and within five years he grew his solo project into an international music movement.

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Programs & Projects

Henderson continues to explore programs, projects, and collaborations that cross boundaries and connect people in new ways to classical music.

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“I was expecting to hear beautiful cello playing from what Eiji [Oue] said and I was not disappointed.” Sir Yehudi Menuhin
“played... with a particularly affecting directness, honesty and simplicity.” Richard Dyer, Boston Globe
“beautiful playing ...unblemished artistry.” ELLEN PFEIFER, BOSTON HERALD
“artistically above reproach... [Dale] plays beautifully – creates remarkable music, music that is passionate. There is a quality to his playing – you believe him.” MARK RABIDEAU, DIRECTOR 21ST CENTURY MUSICIAN
“Dale is one the most naturally gifted musicians I have known ... as a soloist [he] truly stands apart ... I would especially mention his solo Bach.” ALAN FLETCHER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL