Nicola Benedetti is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation. Her ability to captivate audiences with her innate musicianship and dynamic presence, coupled with her wide appeal as a high profile advocate for classical music, has made her one of the most influential classical artists of today.
With concerto performances at the heart of her career, Nicola is in much demand with major orchestras and conductors across the globe. Highlights of Nicola's 14/15 schedule include engagements with the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Verdi Orchestra Milano, Berlin Konzerthausorchester, Camerata Salzburg, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Malmo Symphony, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Capitole du Toulouse, Toronto Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
This season will also see Nicola furthering her passion for music of the Italian Baroque and historical performance realized in collaborations with Andrea Marcon and WDR Cologne, Venice Baroque Orchestra and a European tour with La Cetra Barokorchester Basel.
Most recently Nicola enjoyed collaborations with the New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Czech Philharmonic, European Soloists Luxembourg, Bergen Philharmonic, Beethovenorchester Bonn, Strasbourg Philharmonic, Orchestre National d'Ile de France, BBC Scottish Symphony, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony of Washington D.C, Cincinnati Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic and also undertook an extensive performance and outreach tour to India with the BBC Scottish Symphony.
Conductors whom Nicola has worked and will work with include Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jiří Bělohlávek, Stéphane Denève, Christoph Eschenbach, James Gaffigan, Hans Graf, Valery Gergiev, Alan Gilbert, Jakub Hrusa, Kirill Karabits, Louis Langrée, Andrew Litton, Kristjan Järvi, Neeme Jaarvi, Paavo Järvi, Vladimir Jurowski, Cristian Macelaru, Andrea Marcon, Sir Neville Marriner, Diego Matheuz, Peter Oundjian, Vasily Petrenko, Donald Runnicles, Thomas Sondergard, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Krzysztof Urbanski, Juraj Valcua, Pinchas Zukerman, and Jaap van Zweden.