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Talking Music - Soloists: Nicola Benedetti

World renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti describes what it is like to have success at a young age. She describes the pressures of fame and critical acclaim and how she balances those within her day to day life. Nicola talks about natural ability versus practice and describes what it feels like to have an orchestra play two feet behind you with the entire string section watching your every move.

Features a solo rehearsal of Bach’s ‘Chaconne’ and the BBC SSO rehearsing Sibelius’s ‘Violin Concerto’.

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8 minutes


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Performer Nicola Benedetti

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