Nicola Benedetti

Born Jul 20, 1987

Nicola Benedetti, MBE is a Scottish classical violinist.

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1987 Birth Born on July 20, 1987.
1997 9 Years Old By the age of nine, she had already passed the eight grades of musical examinations while attending the independent Wellington School, Ayr, and in September 1997 began to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School for young musicians under Lord Menuhin and Natasha Boyarskaya in rural Surrey, England. … Read More


2000 12 Years Old In 2000, Benedetti performed with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Scottish Opera.
2001 13 Years Old She played to the Prince again in 2001 when she performed a concerto with the London Mozart Players at St. James's Palace. … Read More
2002 14 Years Old In August 2002, she won the United Kingdom's Brilliant Prodigy Competition, broadcast by Carlton Television. … Read More
2004 16 Years Old 1 More Event
At the age of 16, she won the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in May 2004, performing Karol Szymanowski's First Violin Concerto in the final at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
2005 17 Years Old Because of this victory, she won the music section of the Top Scot award in December 2005.


2012 24 Years Old In September 2012, she played at the Last Night of the Proms. … Read More
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