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OUT NOW | Violinist Nicola Benedetti’s New CD: ‘Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto’ [LISTEN]

Decca Records has this week announced the release of Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti's new album: Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto'. Recorded with conductor Cristian Măcelaru and...

Today is Scottish Violinist Nicola Benedetti’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Scottish violin virtuoso, Nicola Benedetti's 32nd birthday! A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School, where she studied with Lord Menuhin and Natasha Boyarskaya, Nicola is...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 7 ‘Back To Basics: Left Hand 2’ [ADVICE]

This, the seventh in the ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti talks us through more of the basics of the left hand. "Before you watch this...

Violinist Nicola Benedetti Awarded British Empire CBE Chivalry Title

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti has this week been presented a CBE Order of the British Empire honour - at a private ceremony with Prince...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 6 ‘Back To Basics: Left Hand’ [ADVICE]

This, the sixth in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti talks us through the basics of the left hand. "This week, we are...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 5 ‘Equipment’ [ADVICE]

This, the fifith in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti talks us through all things equipment ... strings, shoulder rests, chin rests,...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 4 ‘Continuing the Fundamentals of Vibrato’ [ADVICE]

This, the fourth in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti continues us through the fundamentals of vibrato. "Following on from last week, we are...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 3 ‘The Basics of Vibrato’ [ADVICE]

This, the third in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti takes us through the fundamentals of vibrato. “This video takes you on an exploration...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nicola Benedetti & Alexei Grynyuk – Strauss Violin Sonata [2019]

Violinist Nicola Benedetti and pianist Alexei Grynyuk performing Strauss Violin Sonata in E-Flat Major. Recorded live on the 16th of January, 2019 - at the WQXR Greene Space in...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 2 ‘Developing Your Sound’ [ADVICE]

This, the second in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti takes us through the importance of developing your own sound. “Developing and producing sound...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ [2004]

The then 16-year-old Nicola Benedetti’s 1st prize winning performance – in the Grand Final of the 2004 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Awards. Nicola this week...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 1 ‘Back to Basics’ [ADVICE]

This, the first in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti takes it 'back to basics' - addressing stance, violin hold, bow hold and...

Violinist Nicola Benedetti Launches New Online Educational Video Series

Violinist Nicola Benedetti has today announced the launch of a new online educational video series, called With Nicky - set to be published weekly with...

VC LIVE | Nicola Benedetti & Wynton Marsalis – Live from New York’s WQXR [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast with award-winning Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti and legendary American trumpeter, composer and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director, Wynton Marsalis – direct from WQXR‘s Greene Space in...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – Live from the Edinburgh Festival [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist Nicola Benedetti for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from this year's Edinburgh Festival.     View this post...

Today is Violinist Nicola Benedetti’s 31st Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Scottish violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti’s 31st birthday! A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School, Nicola is a former 1st prize winner at the BBC 'Young Musician of...

European String Teachers Association Announces Nicola Benedetti as New UK President

The European String Teachers Association has this week announced the appointment of Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti as its new UK president – effective from July of...

VC MASTERCLASS | Nicola Benedetti – Ysaye Violin Sonata No. 5 Masterclass [LEARN]

Scottish violin soloist Nicola Benedetti works us through a student violin masterclass on Ysaÿe's Solo Sonata No. 5. Recorded live on February 4th, 2014 at the Royal...

VC MASTERCLASS | Nicola Benedetti – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Masterclass [LEARN]

Scottish violin soloist Nicola Benedetti works us through a student violin masterclass on the first movement of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Recorded live at the Royal Welsh...

Violinist Nicola Benedetti Awarded 2017 Queen’s Medal for Music

It has been announced today that Scottish violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti has been awarded the 2017 Queens Medal for Music - presented to an outstanding British...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nicola Benedetti – Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, April 2017 [VIDEO]

Scottish violin soloist Nicola Benedetti performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Thomas Sondergard and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on April...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Violinist Nicola Benedetti & Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich at the 92nd Street Y in New York City – for a fun Facebook live Q&A...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto, 2015 [DOCUMENTARY]

A new full-length BBC documentary, 'The Making of a Concerto', following famed jazz trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis and the creation of his newly...

Violinist Nicola Benedetti to Switch General Management

It has been announced today that Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti will join the London-based artist management roster of Askonas Holt for General Management. Until today...

Nicola Benedetti ‘Shostakovich | Glazunov’ Signed CD Winners Announced!

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed copy of Scottish violinist, Nicola Benedetti’s new...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Nicola Benedetti ‘Shostakovich Glazunov’ CDs

To help celebrate the international release of violinist Nicola Benedetti’s new album ‘Shostakovich | Glazunov’, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5...

VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen to Replace Sick Nicola Benedetti in Manchester

It has been announced today that Australian VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen will replace an incapacitated Nicola Benedetti in a series of concerts with the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nicola Benedetti – Korngold Violin Concerto, Proms 2015 [VIDEO]

Scottish virtuoso Nicola Benedetti performing Korngold Violin Concerto - with Conductor Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live at Royal Albert Hall –...

Violinist Nicola Benedetti Placed on Home Practice Curfew

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti has revealed she has been placed on a 10pm practicing curfew in her apartment – following complaints from a neighbour. Nicola,...

MEET THE PROS | Scottish Violin Virtuoso, Nicola Benedetti – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti, in New York City. We sat the 27 year old virtuoso down for a...

Itzhak Perlman to Leave Mega-Agency IMG Artists for New Boutique Start-Up

It has been announced that violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman has left his long-time management agency, IMG Artists, after nearly 30 years of representation, to...

Signed Nicola Benedetti ‘Scottish Fantasy’ CD Winners Announced!

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a personally-autographed newly-released copy of Scottish violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti‘s...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Nicola Benedetti ‘Homecoming: A Scottish Fantasy’ CDs

To help celebrate the international release of Scottish violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti's new album 'Homecoming: A Scottish Fantasy', The Violin Channel in conjunction with...

VC BUZZ | Nicola Benedetti, Shostakovich Violin Concerto – Flying Bow [VIDEO]

Fly-on-the-wall concert hall youtube footage of Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti losing control of her bow during Friday's rehearsal of Shostakovich's Violin Concerto - with...

Classical Violinist Nicola Benedetti Cracks UK Top 20 Pop Album Charts

Classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, with her new album 'Homecoming: A Scottish Fantasy' has become the first British solo violinist since Vanessa-Mae in 1995 and...

Nicola Benedetti Recognised for Outstanding Contribution to the UK’s Cultural Life

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti has today been announced as the recipient of Making Music's 2014 'Sir Charles Groves' prize – awarded annually to an...

Nicola Benedetti to Replace Janine Jansen for New York Phil Debut

It has been announced today that British violinist Nicola Benedetti is set to make her New York Philharmonic subscription debut - after being flown in...

Nicola Benedetti ‘Pissed Off’ People Think Sex Sells Classical Music

British violinist Nicola Benedetti has unleashed her frustration, hitting out at critics who suggest that glamorous classical musicians succeed because of their sexy image...

Nicola Benedetti Reveals ‘Relentless Demands’ Faced as Prodigious Teen

British violinist Nicola Benedetti has revealed, in a candid interview with Britain's BBC Radio 4, the struggles she faced as a 16 year old,...

BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ 2014 Category Finalists Announced

The Category Finalists for the 2014 'BBC Young Musician of the Year' Awards have been announced. Widely regarded as the UK's leading competition for young...