Nicky's Notes

IMG_3882 07.06.2017

Deeply Humbled

I am deeply humbled and grateful to receive the Queen’s Medal for Music, and will continue to fight for people’s access to the arts. The soul of this country needs nurturing, and the power of this extraordinary human creation can provide a helping hand. This past month alone I have had the opportunity to meet […]

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22.03.2017

Emojis into music.

Ahead of the trio recital at 92nd Y New York having fun interpreting emojis in to music.

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09.03.2017

U.S Tour with Venice Baroque Orchestra

A lot of tears at the end of this tour. What a group – I will sorely miss them. Till next time!  

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Donald Trump and Beethoven

I have to admit, I thought of Trump during last night’s Beethoven concerto with the fantastic Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Joseph Swensen – but it made me try to play all that joy & beauty so ferociously. Beethoven knew and cared a lot about his social and political environment – it was hard for him […]

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image 19.11.2016

Working with In Harmony, Sistema England

Nicky recently worked with In Harmony Liverpool , Sistema England. Playing for children in nursery, Yr 1, Yr 2 and Yr 3, illustrating the violin and answering lots of questions. Below are a couple of images from a very enjoyable day  

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Music School of Douglas Academy.

“Today’s experience playing with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotlandstudents today was moving, insightful & sensitive. So so proud of you all!”

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