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05.11.2018

Review: ★★★★★ Limelight Magazine/ Benedetti Elschenbroich Trio/ Melbourne, Australia

★★★★★ BENEDETTI ELSCHENBROICH GRYNYUK TRIO (MUSICA VIVA) Acclaimed 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, […]

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04.08.2018

Review: ★★★★★ The Times Edinburgh Festival/Academy of Ancient Music/ Vivaldi & Telemann

The Times, Academy of Ancient Music, Queens Hall Edinburgh  Queen’s Hall ★★★★★ ‘Nicola Benedetti is on such sensational form at present that she could play the Midlothian Yellow Pages and still mesmerise a crowd.’ With due respect to Simon Rattle et al, I will be amazed if the music programme at this year’s Edinburgh International […]

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03.08.2018

Review: ★★★★★ The Herald Scotland/ Academy of Ancient Music/ Vivaldi & Telemann

The Herald Scotland, Academy of Ancient Music, Queens Hall Edinburgh  Keith Bruce Queen’s Hall ★★★★★ ‘the most exquisite playing I have heard from her.’ WHEN violinist Nicola Benedetti joined the RSNO for its dates in Florida last year, it was straight from a US tour with the Venice Baroque Orchestra, and a transition for the […]

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24.06.2018

Review: London Symphony Orchestra/ Noseda/ Shostakovich VC 1 Barbican, London

Sunday, June 24, 2018 Barbican Hall, London Reviewed by Guy Holloway @ Classical Sourc There is nothing like a sold-out Shostakovich concert, and a queue for returns comprising both the young and the old, to restore one’s faith that we are au fond a healthy society. First up was the First Violin Concerto which, following […]

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05.05.2018

Review: Baltimore Sun/ Baltimore Symphony/ Marin Alsop/Bernstein

BSO delivers bracing Bernstein program with Benedetti, Alsop ..The superb, Scottish-born violinist Nicola Benedetti, in her BSO debut, delivered the solo part with a sweet, but penetrating, tone and a keen sense of the music’s rich character. Tim Smith  The Baltimore Sun  Some anniversaries in the classical music world go by barely noticed. You are […]

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16.04.2018

Seen and Heard International: Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio / Vancouver

A Very Satisfying Debut for the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio 16/04/2018 Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio (c) Jane Lawrence Schubert – Notturno for Piano Trio in E-flat major D897 Brahms – Piano Trio in C major Op.87 Turnage – Duetti d’Amore for cello and violin Ravel – Piano Trio in A minor Celebrated British violinist Nicola […]

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23.02.2018

Review: Independent , USA OAE

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Delivers Thrilling Performance By Charles Donelan This small, conductor-less orchestra with the long name — Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) — delivered what was unquestionably one of the CAMA International Series season’s most thrilling performances at the Granada on February 13. Led from the concertmaster’s chair by […]

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05.02.2018

Review: OAE/ Alsop/ Beethoven ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Backtrack Rebellious Beethoven from Nicola Benedetti, Marin Alsop and the OAE It was Robert Schumann who called Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony “a slender Greek maiden between two Norse giants”. Nestling between the revolutionary Eroica and the Fifth’s hammer blows of Fate, the sunny Fourth is no shrinking violet, a little minx brimming with Haydnesque wit. […]

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23.01.2018

Review: Beethoven Violin Concerto/Dallas Symphony Orchestra/Donald Runnicles

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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11.12.2017

Review: Gürzenich-Orchester Köln / Karl-Heinz Steffens/ Beethoven Violin Concerto

‘The Italian-Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti provided a further Mediterranean touch, putting Beethoven’s violin concerto in line with its bright, slender, energetic tone and without any romanticising sentiment.’ For the full article please click here

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