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Nicola Benedetti

Biography

Regarded a prodigy that has been asked to try out for Prince Edward multiple times and that has earned myriad awards on her behalf performances, like the 2004 BBC Young Musician of the entire year Competition at age sixteen. She led the Country wide Children’s Orchestra of THE UK at age eight and got already handed eight many years of musical examinations a season afterwards. She was asked to play using the London Symphony Orchestra on the documenting for “Barbie of Swan Lake” in 2003. She’s dated Leonard Elschenbroich, a German cellist. She went to the Yehudi Menuhin College in 1997.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth July 19, 1987
Place Of Birth Scotland
Profession Violinist
Education Yehudi Menuhin School
Nationality Scottish, British
Parents Francesca Benedetti, Giovanni Benedetti
Siblings Stephanie Benedetti
Awards Classic Brit Award for Female Artist of the Year, Classic Brit Award for Young British Classical Performer or Group
Music Groups Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Nominations Classic Brit Award for Album of the Year, Classic Brit Award for Instrumentalist of the Year
Star Sign Cancer

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1 London, England: Violinist [December 2012]
2 She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queens New Years Honours List for her services to Music and to charity. She is a violinist.
3 Classical violinist.
4 Attended the Yehudi Menuhin School for Young Musicians from 1977 till 2002.
5 BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2004.
6 Her violin is the Earl Spencer Stradivarius.
7 Won the Young British Classical Performer Award at The Classical BRITs 2008.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Residence: Clémence and Didier Krzentowski, Paris, France 2016 Documentary short performer: "Spiegel im Spiegel"
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
How Music Works 2006 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Opera Game TV Movie musician post-production
Eastern Promises 2007 musician: solo violin

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Copland & Marsalis 2016 Video

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tavis Smiley 2017 TV Series Herself
Nicky and Wynton: The Making of a Concerto 2016 TV Movie documentary Herself
BBC Proms 2015 TV Series Herself - Violin
Proms Extra 2015 TV Series Herself
The Joy of Mozart 2015 Documentary Herself
Commonwealth Games 2014 TV Series Herself - Performer
This Week 2012-2014 TV Series Herself
Nicola Benedetti's Indian Serenade 2014 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2013 TV Series Herself - Musical guest
The Royal Variety Performance 2012 2012 TV Special Herself - Performer
BBC Proms 2012 TV Series Herself - Soloist
Noseland 2012 Documentary
Na plovárne 2010 TV Series Herself
Music Room 2010 TV Series Herself - Violinist
Breakfast 2010 TV Series Herself - Violinist
Artworks Scotland 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
BBC Proms 2009 TV Series Herself
Sunday AM 2006-2007 TV Series Herself - Violinist / Herself
How Music Works 2006 TV Series documentary Herself - Violinist
The Royal Variety Performance 2005 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer
Classical Brit Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Herself - Performer
Britain's Brilliant Prodigies 2002 TV Special Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Newsnight 2013 TV Series Herself

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