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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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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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Upcoming concerts

24.02.2019

London Mayor Music Fund Workshop Day

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London, UK
26.02.2019
11.00

Schools Concert

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Wigmore Hall
Wigmore Hall
London, UK
27.02.2019

London Music Masters Educational visit

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28.02.2019

Lady Eleanor Holles School Masterclass

Lady Eleanor Holles School
01.03.2019

Every Child Matters scheme – Educational visit

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Newham
Newham
UK
02.03.2019

Music in Secondary Schools Trust

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Music in Secondary Schools Trust
03.03.2019

Royal College of Music Masterclasses

Royal College of Music
Royal College of Music
London, UK
04.03.2019

Yehudi Menuhin School Masterclasses

 

 

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Yehudi Menuhin School
Yehudi Menuhin School
UK
06.03.2019

Rhinegold Music Education Expo

Keynote Speech & Upper Strings Masterclass (for teachers)

 

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London Olympia
Rhinegold Music Expo
London, UK
03.04.2019
19.30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G

Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A

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Perth Concert Hall
Perth Concert Hall
Perth, UK

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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