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01.10.2018

First ‘featured artist’ at the Schubert Club.

On October 2, 2018, Nicola Benedetti begins  her season-long residency as the Schubert Club’s first-ever inaugural “Featured Artist”! The Schubert Club is excited to work with one of the “most sought-after violinists of her generation” as it will give them an “opportunity to develop a deeper relationship with an artist over the course of a season.” The residency will […]

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08.08.2018

Edinburgh Festival ★★★★★ Reviews

As Scotland basked in the summer sunshine the Edinburgh Festival began again with an array of international and local artists taking to the stage. Nicola joined the renowned Baroque ensemble the Academy of Ancient Music for a programme of Telemann and Vivaldi. The performances were warmly received and met with glowing reviews, here are just […]

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27.07.2018

NCO, ESTA and NYOS Masterclasses

During the last few weeks I’ve met, heard and played alongside approximately 250 young musicians. We encountered repertoire by Bach, Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Beethoven, Grieg and Janacek. I also had the pleasure of collaborating with over 70 teachers from all over the UK. We’ve played in small formations and very very large ones. We’ve tried […]

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21.07.2018

BBC Proms 2018

On Sunday 15 July 2018 the BBC Young Musician Competition celebrated its 40th Year Anniversary with a star studded concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Nicola (BBC Young Musician Winner and Competition Ambassador)  joined the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Andrew Gourlay to perform Ravel’s Tzigane. Also taking to the stage were previous winners […]

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11.06.2018

Debut with the Orchestre de Paris

This week, Nicola makes her debut alongside conductor Karina Canellakis with theOrchestre de Paris, in the closing concert of the orchestra’s season. Karina conducts a programme of Strauss’ Symphonic Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten, Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances, and Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with Nicola as soloist. Nicola has been closely associated with Szymanowski since the […]

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05.05.2018

Praise for Baltimore Symphony Debut

  Nicola made her debut this week with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Marin Alsop. The performance was met with glowing reviews including the one below from the Baltimore Sun. Nicola also spent some time working with the orchestras youth programme ‘Orchkids’ taking part in their season performance.   ..The superb, Scottish-born violinist Nicola […]

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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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Upcoming concerts

20.10.2018
15.00

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Karina Canellakis conductor

Karol Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1

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Konserthuset
Konserthuset
Stockholm, Sweden
27.10.2018
20.00

Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse

Michael Sanderling Conductor

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto No.2 op.64

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Halle aux Grains
Halle aux Grains
Toulouse, France
03.11.2018
19.00

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
R STRAUSS Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major
R STRAUSS Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
BRAHMS Piano Trio no 2 in C major, op 87

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Melbourne Recital centre
Melbourne Recital Centre
Melbourne, Australia
05.11.2018
19.30

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
 

PROKOFIEV Cello Sonata
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata no 2
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
RAVEL Piano Trio

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Perth Concert Hall
Perth Concert Hall
Perth, Australia
07.11.2018
19.00

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
R STRAUSS Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major
R STRAUSS Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
BRAHMS Piano Trio no 2 in C major, op 87

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Conservatorium Theatre
Conservatorium Theatre
Brisbane, Australia
10.11.2018
14.00

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
R STRAUSS Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major
R STRAUSS Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
BRAHMS Piano Trio no 2 in C major, op 87A

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Recital Hall
Recital Hall
Sydney, Australia
12.11.2018
19.00

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
 

PROKOFIEV Cello Sonata
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata no 2
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
RAVEL Piano Trio

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Recital Hall
Recital Hall
Sydney, Australia
15.11.2018
19.00

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
 

PROKOFIEV Cello Sonata
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata no 2
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
RAVEL Piano Trio

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Llewellyn Hall
Llewellyn Hall
Canberra, Australia
17.11.2018
19.30

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
R STRAUSS Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major
R STRAUSS Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
BRAHMS Piano Trio no 2 in C major, op 87

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Conservatorium
Conservatorium
Newcastle, Australia
19.11.2018
19.30

Musica Viva Australia Tour

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Leonard a Elschenbroich cello

Alexei Grynyuk piano
 

PROKOFIEV Cello Sonata
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata no 2
Gordon KERRY (b 1961) Piano Trio no 2 Im Winde
RAVEL Piano Trio

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Town Hall
Town Hall
Adelaide, Australia

Featured album

Homecoming – A Scottish Fantasy

Released on 07.07.2014

“This recording is deeply personal. It’s not often that a classical musician from Scotland has the good fortune of playing music from home, an opportunity I have greatly cherished over the last six months.” 1. Scottish Fantasy Introduction 2. Scottish Fantasy Scherzo 3. Scottish Fantasy Andante Sostenuto 4. Scottish Fantasy Finale 5. Ae Fond Kiss […]

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