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24.06.2016

The Times Review: Decca Classics/ Glazunov/ Shostakovich Album ★★★★☆

★★★★☆ The Times and The Sunday Times Album Review: Shostakovich/ Glazunov Concertos / Richard Morrison This riveting performance of Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto (released on July 1) is Nicola Benedetti’s best recording to date. The work is a colossal emotional challenge, as well as being technically fiendish. Written in the late 1940s during one of […]

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20.05.2016

DECCA CLASSICS ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM!

SHOSTAKOVICH AND GLAZUNOV VIOLIN CONCERTOS Benedetti explores contrasting Russian violin concertos in an album of two works composed four decades apart. Pre-order! iTunes: http://po.st/rc8BQ6 Amazon: http://po.st/PLvBs8 Nicola Benedetti’s new album on Decca Classics is a journey between two different, yet connected, concertos for the violin. Glazunov’s glittering 1904 work is separated from his pupil Shostakovich’s […]

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30.04.2016

Armonico Consort

After returning from New Zealand Nicola joined the Armonico Consort, performing Vivaldi and Mozart Concerti with Director Christopher Monks. 24.04.2016 at The Anvil, Basingstoke ! Basingstoke 25.04.2016 at Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick Vivaldi | Violin Concerto in D minor RV 235 Vivaldi | Violin Concerto in D major RV 211 Mozart | Solemn Vespers […]

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06.04.2016

Review: Limelight Magazine Australia ★★★★☆ Tasmanian Symphony/Brahms Double/ Elschenbroich/ Letonja

★★★★☆ Power couple Benedetti and Elschenbroich unite in a show-stopping performance. by Stephanie Eslake Federation Concert Hall, Hobart Beethoven and Brahms were paired in a thrilling programme presented by the the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, with young stars Nicola Benedetti and Leonard Elschenbroich joining the group for a double concerto. Leonore Overture No 3, Op 72b […]

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22.03.2016

RSNO, Peter Oundjian Review Summary

Following a busy  week in Scotland, performing and recording Szymanowski’s 2nd concerto in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen with the wonderful  Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Conductor Peter Oundnian, below are highlights of the numerous 4* reviews. “There was more of the ecstatic in Benedetti’s sharply etched yet sumptuous playing in her expansive Szymanowski Concerto, heavy with vibrato and simmering […]

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27.02.2016

“Complete Mastery of her instrument” Review: Rome recital MPNews 27.2.16

Scottish of Italian descent, Nicola Benedetti born in 1987, is without doubt the new star on the international violin circuit. And one with a rare precocious talent. She is one of the best violinists of her generation. Determination, complete mastery of her instrument, passion, complexity of sound, sensuality, beauty. Nicola Benedetti is all of these […]

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12.02.2016

The Telegraph Review: ‘A Trio of True Stars’ Benedetti, Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio, St John’s Smith Square, review:

Ivan Hewett, Full article click here. 12 FEBRUARY 2016 • If any piano trio could achieve star status, it’s surely this one. It may have an unpronounceable name, but it has in Nicola Benedetti one of the world’s starriest young violinists. It also has in Leonard Elschenbroich a romantic cellist straight out of central casting, […]

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01.02.2016

‘Dazzling and Dynamic’ **** Review: The Arts Desk

by Gavin Dixon For full article please Click here. With Andris Nelsons now moved to pastures new, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is without a chief conductor, so for this performance in Saffron Walden (repeating a programme given in Birmingham) it worked with a guest at the podium, the young Israeli Lahav Shani. At […]

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14.01.2016

BBC Radio 3 In Tune

Nicola recently performed with duo partner,pianist Alexei Grynyuk on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ programme. Click here to watch the video of the live performance. Programme: Liebesfreud by Fritz Kreisler

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05.12.2015

Sinfini Music Session – Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Delighted to share this video with you from Sinfini Music. Here Nicola performs with the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio, the second movement – Scherzo (Molto Allegro) – of Brahm’s Piano Trio No.1 in B major (Op.8). ‘Watch as the close-up camera work lays bare the intimacy of chamber music and the shared communication that enables all […]

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Upcoming concerts

01.07.2016

Gala Concert to launch Menuhin 100 Festival

Alexei Grynyuk  piano

Elgar Violin Sonata

Bartok Divertimento for Strings

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06.07.2016
19.00

Cheltenham Music Festival

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko conductor

Korngold Violin Concerto

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08.07.2016
19.00

Cheltenham Music Festival

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard Elschenbroich cello
Alexei Grynyuk piano

Schubert Piano Trio No 1 D 898 31’
Turnage Duetti d’amore 18’
Brahms Piano Trio No 1 Op. 8 38’

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Cheltenham Town Hall
Cheltenham Town Hall
Cheltenham, UK
12.07.2016
20.00

Ravinia Festival

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Cristian Macelaru  conductor

Marsalis Violin Concerto

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Ravinia Festival
Highlands Pak
Ravinia Festival, United States
14.07.2016
20.00

Minnesota Orchestra

Leonard Elschenbroich, cello

Andrew Litton, conductor

Brahms Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Double Concerto

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Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall
Minneapolis, United States
15.07.2016
20.00

Minnesota Orchestra

Leonard Elschenbroich, cello

Andrew Litton, conductor

Brahms Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Double Concerto

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Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall
Minneapolis, United States
16.07.2016
20.00

Minnesota Orchestra

Andrew Litton  conductor

Beethoven Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

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Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall
Minneapolis, United States
17.07.2016
16.00

Minnesota Orchestra

Andrew Litton  conductor

Beethoven Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

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Harriet Johnson Auditorium
Harriet Johnson Auditorium
Winona, United States
22.07.2016
20.00

Grand Teton Music Festival

Grand Teton Music Festival

Donald Runnicles  conductor

Korngold Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

 

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Grand Teton Music Festival
Walk Festival Hall
Teton Village, United States
23.07.2016
18.00

Grand Teton Music Festival

Grand Teton Festival Orchestra

Donald Runnicles conductor

Korngold Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

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Grand Teton Music Festival
Walk Festival Hall
Teton Village, United States

Featured album

Homecoming – A Scottish Fantasy

Released on 07.07.2014

“This recording is deeply personal. It’s not often that a classical musician from Scotland has the good fortune of playing music from home, an opportunity I have greatly cherished over the last six months.” 1. Scottish Fantasy Introduction 2. Scottish Fantasy Scherzo 3. Scottish Fantasy Andante Sostenuto 4. Scottish Fantasy Finale 5. Ae Fond Kiss […]

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