Nicola Benedetti returns to her roots

Celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti spoke to Classic FM’s Lucy Coward about returning to perform with The National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain.

Nicola Benedetti

With many albums under her belt and almost ten years of international touring (and she's only 24!), Nicola Benedetti will be returning to her roots with the National Children's Orchestra.

In amongst her busy schedule, currently geared around the release of her new album Italia (out October 3), Nicola will play with the NCO at St John's, Smith Square, in London this Sunday (September 11). She told us about her experience of playing with the ensemble as a 10 year old, and also about the process of recording her excellent new album.

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Nicola's new album Italia is out on October 3.