Violinist Nicola Benedetti Cancels Performances Resulting from Damage

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Violinist Nicola Benedetti was attributable to carry out on June 9, 15, and 18, 2022, on the 73rd Aldeburgh Pageant in Suffolk, England. 

In accordance with the BBC, violinist Christian Tetzlaff stepped in for Benedetti for the June 9 efficiency with the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective at Snape Maltings Live performance Corridor. Upcoming, Elena Urioste will carry out the identical program in Benedetti’s place on June 15 and 18 at Blythburgh Church.

“So heartbroken to not be enjoying in Aldeburgh tonight,” Benedetti just lately posted on her Instagram web page

Nonetheless, the violinist is hoping to return to the stage along with her Benedetti Baroque Orchestra — making its Aldeburgh Pageant debut — performing violin concertos by Vivaldi, Corelli, and Geminiani on June 26.

“We’re very a lot hoping that Nicola will be capable of be a part of us for the ultimate live performance of the Pageant…and we want Nicola a speedy restoration,” the occasion’s organizers wrote on their web site.

Born in Scotland and of Italian heritage, Benedetti started violin classes at age 4 and attended the Yehudi Menuhin College, finding out with Lord Menuhin and Natasha Boyarskaya. 

Since then, and particularly after profitable the BBC Younger Musician of the 12 months award in 2004 at age 16, she has toured internationally with lots of the world’s prime orchestras and artists. In 2017, she was the youngest ever recipient of the Queen’s Medal for Music and has obtained 9 honorary levels.