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Classical Notes

Violin prodigy keeps her focus on music, not marketing

Nicola Benedetti's career has been on the rise since she was named the BBC's Young Musician of the Year in 2004 . Nicola Benedetti's career has been on the rise since she was named the BBC's Young Musician of the Year in 2004 . (Colin Bell/universal)
By David Weininger
Globe Correspondent / April 6, 2007

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It's easy to be a bit cynical about Nicola Benedetti. The Scottish violinist, who makes her Boston debut on Sunday at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, is the latest in a string of high-profile musical prodigies to feel the full force of the classical music industry's hype machine. (Full article: 741 words)

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