On May 23, Nicola Benedetti was awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during a private visit to Buckingham Palace. This honor is bestowed upon an “outstanding individual or group of musicians” who have had a major influence on the music world. More on the award here.
Earlier in May, the Gothenburg Symphony released a live video of Nicola’s recent performance of Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 conducted by Thomas Søndergård. As the review by Gramophone states, the result is “completely captivating”. Watch here!
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, BEATRICE!
It has been one year since Primo signed Beatrice Rana! On this anniversary, we are delighted to announce her 2017-2018 North American season. Highlights include her NY debut at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival this Summer and more below: