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15.08.2017

Review: The Scotsman Edinburgh International Festival / BFO – Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘ A deeply considered, thoughtful account, each note weighed carefully for meaning, but never sounding forced or calculated.’

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26.06.2017

“A powerhouse musician” with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Oundjian

Review: Broadway World Toronto : Toronto Symphony Orchestra/ Oundjian/ Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No.2   …’Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No.2 followed, showcasing the talented Nicola Benedetti on violin. Oundjian introduced the piece, stating, “The language is so beautiful, so rich – yet it has this impressionist quality to it.” After a haunting introduction, the main theme is established in the strings, […]

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12.06.2017

Review: Detroit Symphony Orchestra/ Marsalis Violin Concerto

Review: In Detroit, Wynton Marsalis’s best piece Palm Beach ArtsPaper By Greg Stepanich June 12, 2017 DETROIT — The compositions of Wynton Marsalis now extend to a substantial catalog in jazz and classical genres that includes many works for jazz ensembles, oratorios (Blood on the Fields, All Rise), a string quartet, sacred works (In This House, The […]

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22.03.2017

Review: ***** RSNO, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota, Florida

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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20.03.2017

Review: Palm Beach Daily News/ RSNO/Oundjian

Back again for a matinee performance, The Royal Scottish National Orchestrabrought an outstanding performance of Debussy, Bruch, and Beethoven Wednesday to the Kravis Center. The concert opened with Claude Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune(Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun). It was a beautiful rendition of this symphonic poem, with the most delicate moments […]

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02.03.2017

Interview: “THE ECONOMIST’S 1843” MAGAZINE

Feature: Nicola Benedetti’s Coming of Age The Economist 1843 By Clemency Burton-Hill March 2017 Issue Nicola Benedetti exploded onto the British classical music scene in 2004 after she won the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition, aged 16, with a blistering performance of Karol Szymanowski’s fiendish first violin concerto. Since then she’s been Female […]

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