Acclaimed German premiere of Mark Simpson's Violin Concerto with Nicola Benedetti in Cologne
Nicola Benedetti was the star guest at the opening of the Acht Brücken festival in Cologne, the festival for new music. With the WDR Symphony Orchestra and Cristian Măcelaru, she performed Mark Simpson's new violin concerto in its German premiere.
You can listen to the whole concert, which was met with storms of applause, here. In the interview during the interval, Nicola Benedetti talks impressively about her collaboration with Mark Simpson, with whom she also has a close friendship and who dedicated this concert to her.