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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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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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Upcoming concerts

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
04.04.2019
19.30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G

Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A

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Usher Hall
Usher Hall
Edinburgh, UK
05.04.2019
19.30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G

Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A

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City Halls
City Hall
Glasgow, UK
11.04.2019
19.30

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Dausgaard  conductor

Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 2

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Benaroya Hall
Benaroya Hall
Seattle, USA
13.04.2019
20.00

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Dausgaard conductor

Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2 

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Benaroya Hall
Benaroya Hall
Seattle, USA
17.04.2019
19.30

Oxford Philharmonic

Marios Papadopoulos conductor

Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61

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Sheldonian Theatre
Sheldonian Theatre
Oxford, UK
26.04.2019
19.30

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo conductor

Elgar Violin Concerto

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Barbican
Barbican
London, UK
04.05.2019
19.30

Investec International Music Festival

Philharmonia Orchestra

Pierre-André Valade conductor

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

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Mairlot Hall
Mairlot Hall
Effingham, UK
07.05.2019
20.30

Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini

Alpesh Chauhan conductor

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Op.64

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Auditorium Paganini
Auditorium Paganini
Parma, Italy
24.05.2019
19.30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G

Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A

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Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham, 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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