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Review: ***** Sunday Herald/ Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Peter Oundjian/ Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

AS she introduced Scotland’s national orchestra from the stage of the remarkable purple beach-side concert hall designed by the atelier of superstar American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, President of the Sarasota Concert Association Joy McIntyre launched her organisation’s appeal to subscribers for next year’s season of concerts with a reference her own ancestral heritage. Her […]


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Royal Scottish National Orchestra Florida Tour, March 13-22, 2017

Nicola and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will fly the flag for Scotland in the United States with eight concerts in seven cities throughout Florida This tour, marking the RSNO’s first trip to the States in thirty-five years will include engagements in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Vero Beach, Gainesville, Fort Myers and Daytona Beach […]



Interview: The Violin Channel – U.S Tour

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Scottish violin soloist Nicola Benedetti – in the midst of her North American tour as soloist with the Venice Baroque Orchestra VC INTERVIEW: Violinist Nicola Benedetti – Live From Her 13-city North American Vivaldi Tour February 18, 2017 The Violin Channel recently caught up with Scottish violin soloist […]


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U.S Tour Vivaldi and 13 cities

Nicola has begun a North American tour with the Venice Baroque Orchestra. The coast-to-coast tour has Nicola working with the Venice Baroque Orchestra in 13 cities, and VBO founder Andrea Marcon joins for the first two concerts. Tour dates: • February 11, 2017 at 8:00pm: Purchase College, The Performing Arts Center, Purchase, NY • February 12, […]


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Interview: Cover Story – Strings Magazine

“To play Vivaldi’s music, you must have wings, you have to fly—and if you cannot fly, it’s difficult to play Vivaldi. Nicola can fly very high!” That’s Venice Baroque Orchestra director Andrea Marcon talking about Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti—lavish praise indeed coming from one of the world’s great Vivaldi specialists. When I relay this compliment […]



Masterclasses at UK Conservatoires

Next week Nicky visits three different music colleges to give masterclasses. The masterclass at the Royal Academy of Music on 10.1.17 will be broadcast on Facbook live. Please click here to link to the broadcast. The Royal Academy of Music on 10.1.17 The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on 13.1.17 The Royal […]