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Nicola Benedetti holding violin with brick wall behind
Buxton International Festival

Nicola Benedetti and The English Concert

Buxton Opera Housebutton--dates-and-timesDates & Times

F Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor, ‘La Follia’, H 143
A Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E flat major RV 257
A Corelli Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 6 No. 5
A Vivaldi Violin Concerto in B minor RV 386
A Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D major, ‘Grosso Mogul’, RV 208.

Since winning the BBC’s Young Musician title in 2004, Nicola Benedetti has forged a dazzling international career, not only as a concert soloist and chamber musician, but also for music education projects run through her Benedetti Foundation. In 2022 she became the first Scot and the first woman to be appointed Director of the Edinburgh International Festival.

The English Concert was founded in 1972 by harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock and is recognised as one of the world’s leading period-instrument orchestras.

  • Duration: 1hr 10mins (includes interval)
  • Price: £20-£55