Small nws excemption3 Barber: Violin Concerto, 1st Mvt

Master Classes | Nicola Benedetti
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Bt movie not in use Sometimes shorter strokes may need more fire, need not be pristine 00h:10m:40s
Bt movie not in use Keeping within a fixed area is good for most playing but it's OK to expand outwards at times 00h:11m:34s
Bt movie not in use What can musicians bring to playing that is new, more expressive, communicative? 00h:13m:28s
Bt movie not in use Being a soloist means you need to take risks 00h:14m:45s
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Violin soloist Nicola Benedetti works with NWS fellow Emerson Millar on the first movement of Barber's Violin Concerto, Op. 14.

Samuel Barber



Recorded Date: 12-04-2017

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Nicola Benedetti

Violinist Nicola Benedetti has captivated audiences and critics alike with her musicality and poise. Throughout her career, Nicola’s desire to perform a broad variety of repertoire and reach a wide audience has shown her to be one of Britain’s most innovative and creative violinists. Ms. Benedetti is also dedicated to music education. Through her work with such organizations as Sistema Scotland, she has helped to demonstrate the power that music has in transforming the lives of young people. In recent seasons, Ms. Benedetti has performed with many of the United Kingodm’s major orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Royal Scottish National, among others. Outside of the UK she has played with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutsche Symphony Orchestra in Berlin, Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich, Russian National Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, KBS Symphony, Simon Bolivar Symphony in Caracas, and Japan Philharmonic, as well as the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Toronto Symphony, and Vancouver Symphony orchestras, and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa.