Nicola Benedetti to Replace Janine Jansen for New York Phil Debut

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It has been announced today that British violinist Nicola Benedetti is set to make her New York Philharmonic subscription debut – after being flown in this week to replace an indisposed Janine Jansen for May 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th performances of Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 – with Maestro Vladimir Jurowski.

“Janine Jansen has been advised by her doctor not to play for at least a week,” a statement has said.

Szymanowski’s 1st Concerto was the work with which Nicola, 26 won the 2004 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Competition – and was also featured on her debut album.

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