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Nicola Benedetti on music education

Nicola Benedetti: ‘Music teaching is vital to a child’s education’

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Violinist Nicola Benedetti: “Music needs a more prominent place in the stringent education system”

Nicola Benedetti speaks to Classic FM from a National Youth Orchestra summer residency

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain: how to join, what to expect and how to ace your audition

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Violinist Nicola Benedetti reveals her secret warm-up tool is... a hair dryer

Nicola Benedetti St Paul's Cathedral

Nicola Benedetti playing Bach in an empty St Paul's Cathedral is just breathtaking

New scheme Encounters features star musical line-up

New scheme by Southbank Centre aims to introduce ex-prisoners to classical music

women in classical music

6 totally badass women of classical music

The number of pupils studying music at GCSE continues to fall

Music is ‘fast becoming the birthright of the elite’, say leading conductors, performers and educators

Nicola Benedetti has been victim to “three or four” serious cases of stalking

Nicola Benedetti ‘has learned to live with’ her stalker

Primary school children in a music lesson

Musicians call for every child in the UK to be taught an instrument

Edinburgh Getty stock image

Marin Alsop, Nicola Benedetti and Simon Rattle lead line-up at the Edinburgh International Festival 2018

mobile phone concert etiquette

Is it OK to use your mobile phone during a concert?

Benedetti Tchaikovsky masterclass

Nicola Benedetti: 'Tchaikovsky really captured the drama of what a virtuoso can do'

Nicola Benedetti Shostakovich

Nicola Benedetti tells us why Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto is utterly devastating

Nicola Benedetti translates emojis into music

Listen to Nicola Benedetti translate emojis into music

Nicola Benedetti Glazunov

Nicola Benedetti thinks you need the Glazunov Violin Concerto in your life - and is here to tell why

Classic Brit Awards 2013

Nicola Benedetti: "I've stayed strong and true to myself"