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20.04.2018

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/ Matthias Pintscher/ Beethoven VC

Nicola recently completed an extensive schedule in America, finishing with concerts with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and conductor Matthias Pintscher. Nicola’s Beethoven Violin Concerto was met with enthusiastic audiences and equally positive reviews. ‘Benedetti has a crisp, centered violin tone that shines in the high register, and she fearlessly navigates to the top of the […]

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16.04.2018

Piano Trio success throughout North America

Nicola, cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and pianist Alexei Grynyuk have just completed their 5-city North American trio tour. Beginning in Vancouver and ending in Boston the Trio received glowing reviews across the states. ‘a piano trio that not only scores through its interpretative strength but endears in its pursuit of romantic ardour.’ ‘One has to be slightly in awe […]

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09.02.2018

Beethoven with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

In February, Nicola Benedetti embarks on a tour with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the U.K. and U.S., making her debut with the orchestra. The tour comprises 10 concert dates in February 2018 across the U.K. and the States. Benedetti and conductor Marin Alsop come together for the U.K. concerts featuring an […]

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23.01.2018

Nicola gets top praise for Dallas Symphony Concerts

Beethoven Violin Concerto/Dallas Symphony Orchestra/Donald Runnicles Review: The Dallas Morning News January 20, 2018 A guest conductor much respected by DSO musicians, the Scotsman Donald Runnicles, was on the podium Thursday night. He brought with him an unusual program, in an unusual order: two of the overtures Beethoven composed for his sole opera, originally called […]

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11.12.2017

Review: Gürzenich-Orchester Köln / Karl-Heinz Steffens/ Beethoven Violin Concerto

‘The Italian-Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti provided a further Mediterranean touch, putting Beethoven’s violin concerto in line with its bright, slender, energetic tone and without any romanticising sentiment.’ Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln Beethoven Violin Concerto .’   For the full article please click here

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20.11.2017

Edinburgh Music School Closure: Statement

It seems that Edinburgh Council has abandoned its plan to close the City of Edinburgh Music School. This is the only acceptable outcome to what was a shocking proposal to begin with. Young musicians need specialised support, and being around likeminded creative minds is extremely important. Being a great musician requires a very unusual level […]

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