Latest news

23.05.2019

Michael Garvey announced as Executive Director of the Benedetti Foundation

Nicola is delighted to reveal that Michael Garvey, current Director of BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, has accepted the role of Executive Director and is joining the team to help establish the Benedetti Foundation.   Over the coming year, Nicola intends to formalise her vision and expand her commitment to the education of […]

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02.05.2019

Review: The Times BBC SO/Oramo at the Barbican ★★★★

★★★★ Elgar’s Violin Concerto is a big beast in every respect: big in passions, technical requirements, interpretative challenges and, definitely not least, demands on the soloist’s stamina. Yehudi Menuhin famously recorded it, under the composer’s baton, at 16 — but that’s not to be recommended. The concerto is generally believed to evoke a love affair […]

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08.03.2019

Nicola receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

      I am very grateful to receive this honour. Thank you. This meaningful public recognition encourages me to deepen my commitment to music, to playing and to providing enrichment, inspiration and variation to the eduction system that serves communities throughout the UK. I am more resolved than ever to reinforce my advocacy for […]

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24.01.2019

The Benedetti Foundation and “With Nicky”

Nicola is one of the world’s leading advocates for quality music education, the role of arts and culture in the wider community and the transformational effect it has on all young people. She has been committed to education projects since the age of 15 and in the past 12 months, Nicola has worked with over […]

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16.01.2019

Classical Up Close: Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis Live From The Greene Space

WQXR presents an exclusive event with Nicola— whose extraordinary service to music and education has been recognized by Queen Elizabeth II — and legendary American trumpeter, composer and educationalist Wynton Marsalis, Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. After the huge success of the violin concerto Marsalis wrote for Benedetti in 2015, they have teamed […]

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29.12.2018

Nicola receives CBE in New Years honours from Her Majesty the Queen.

I am very grateful to receive this honour. Thank you. This meaningful public recognition encourages me to deepen my commitment to music, to playing and to providing enrichment, inspiration and variation to the education system that serves communities throughout the UK. I am more resolved than ever to reinforce my advocacy for arts and culture, […]

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17.12.2018

Nicola nominated for best Classical Artist at 2019 Global Awards

The media and entertainment group Global, which owns Classic FM, has announced the return of its annual awards. The public and a panel of industry experts will vote for their favourite artists. The winners will be announced during a ceremony at the Hammersmith Apollo on 7 March, at which Lang Lang is set to perform. […]

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21.11.2018

Successful Australian Tour for the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

The Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio made their debut tour across Australia throughout November to glowing reviews and contented and inspired audiences of all ages. Premiering their programme of Richard Strauss, Johannes Brahms and Australian composer Gordon Kerry, critics  offered up some of the following words of praise. ‘… it is rare to witness this much […]

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04.11.2018

Glowing reviews for the Australian Trio Debut

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk TrioAcclaimed soloists join forces for a program of musical brilliance and passion. by Ben Wilkie on November 6, 2018 FacebookTwitterEmail|55 Melbourne Recital Centre November 3, 2018 To open Musica Viva’s final concert series for 2018, the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio explored Richard Strauss’ bellowing, brooding Cello Sonata in F Major, followed by the operatic […]

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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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Upcoming concerts

25.07.2019
19.30

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Conductor Pablo Orozco-Estrada

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

 

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Victoria Hall
Victoria Hall
Hanley, UK
26.07.2019
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National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Conductor Pablo Orozco-Estrada

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

 

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Saffron Hall
Saffron Hall
Saffron Walden, UK
27.07.2019
19.30

BBC Proms

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Mark Wigglesworth conductor

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

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BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall
BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall
London, UK
30.07.2019
20.00

Budapest Festival Orchestra

 Ivan Fischer conductor

Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

 

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Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles, USA
07.08.2019
TBC

Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra

Robert Spano conductor

Marsalis Violin Concerto in D

 

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Aspen Music Festival
Aspen Music Festival
Aspen, USA
11.08.2019
19.00

Cabrillo Festival

Cristian Macelaru  conductor

Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto in D

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Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Santa Cruz, USA
29.08.2019
19.30

Aurora Orchestra

Nicholas Collon conductor

Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

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Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape, UK
30.08.2019
20.00

Aurora Ensemble

Nicholas Collon conductor

Bruch  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

 

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Rheingau Festival
Rheingau Festival
Wiesbaden, Germany

Featured album

Shostakovich/ Glazunov

Released on 01.07.2016

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Kirill Karabits Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 Glazunov Violin Concerto op. 82

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