Signed exclusively to Decca Classics in 2011, violinist Nicola Benedetti has captivated audiences and critics alike with her musicality and poise. Nicola enthralls and communicates to audiences with dynamic and energy-filled performances. And whilst she is a highly sought performer on the world platform, Nicola is also fiercely dedicated to music education. Through her work with such organisations as Sistema Scotland, she has helped to demonstrate the power that music can have in transforming the lives of young people.
24 October 2013
Nicola is Andrew Neil’s special guest on this week’s edition of THIS WEEK, where she gives a response Deputy Prime Minister and Lib Dem Leader Nick Clegg’s speech calling for all schools to teach the National Curriculum. She also adds her voice to the debate teaching qualifications and reminds us of the importance of teaching creative arts subjects in our schools. Click HERE to watch the full programme
8 October 2013
A special live programme – broadcast live on 9th October on BBC1 at 10:45am – as Her Majesty the Queen launches the baton relay that will take her message around the world, ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Sophie Raworth presents live from Buckingham Palace. More information HERE