SHOSTAKOVICH: Nicola Benedetti plays his Violin Concerto No 1 (complete performance)

Benedetti is the soloist with the Gothenburg Symphony and Thomas Søndergård

Now this video is completely captivating. Published by the Gothenburg Symphony today, here is Nicola Benedetti performing Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto with an deeply introspective intensity and quite stunning virtuosity. You won't be able to stop watching once you start - so make sure you have a spare 40 minutes before you press the play button!

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