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Francesca Dego makes concerto debut in Australia

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Over the next two weeks, celebrated Italian-American violinist Francesca Dego makes her debut with both the Queensland and West Australian Symphony Orchestras. Francesca joins these ensembles on stage for the violin concertos of Sibelius in Queensland and Shostakovich (No. 1 in A minor) in Perth, both alongside conductor Asher Fisch. These keenly anticipated Australian concertoRead more ›

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Recent releases from JBM artists

Over the last few weeks, album releases have come thick and fast with exciting additions to the discographies of several JBM artists. Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor joined forces with fellow celebrated artists Nicola Benedetti and Sheku Kanneh-Mason for Beethoven’s Triple Concerto alongside folk song settings with baritone Gerald Finley released on Decca Classics. “As rivals, Benedetti,Read more ›

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Francesca Dego’s Chandos release of Brahms and Busoni

Today sees the release of Italian-American violinist Francesca Dego’s latest concerto album alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra and their Principal Guest Conductor Dalia Stasevska. Having performed the Brahms since she was a teenager, and no stranger to taking the Busoni to the concert platform, the release of Francesca Dego’s latest album on the Chandos labelRead more ›

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Francesca Dego with London Philharmonic Orchestra

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This weekend, Italian-American violinist Francesca Dego appears with the LPO, conducted by Kahchun Wong, in both Brighton and Eastbourne. Alongside Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Francesca performs a pinnacle of the solo violin repertory: Brahms’ Violin Concerto, with cadenza by Ferruccio Busoni, whose centenary is celebrated this year. Francesca’s recording of the Brahms (alongside Busoni’sRead more ›

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Dego debuts with Swedish Radio

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Tonight, violinist Francesca Dego makes her debut with Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. The Italian-American will perform Busoni’s Violin Concerto, conducted by Daniele Rustioni, with a repeat performance on Friday. This kicks off a very busy month for Francesca which includes her first projects as Artist in Focus at Ulster Orchestra (16, 17) with the Sibelius Violin Concerto,Read more ›

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Dego announced as Artist in Focus in Ulster

Italian-American violinist Francesca Dego has recently been announced as Artist in Focus with the Ulster Orchestra for the 23/24 season. Her projects include Brahms’ Double Concerto alongside acclaimed cellist Daniel Müller-Schott and the Sibelius Violin Concerto this coming Autumn (16, 17 November). She will also lead chamber projects later in the year – precise detailsRead more ›

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Dego debuts in Bergen

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Violinist Francesca Dego makes her debut with Bergen Philharmonic this coming Friday. In a programme entitled Enchanted Love Francesca plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto at this popular outdoor concert in the City, conducted by Daniele Rustioni in a programme that also includes Stravinsky’s Firebird. Francesca looks forward to a busy 23/24 season ahead including further debutsRead more ›

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FRANCE TOUR: Francesca Dego

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Francesca Dego embarks upon a tour of France this week with Orchestre des Champs Elysées conducted by legendary conductor Philippe Herreweghe, featuring Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. Recently returned from her sensational debut with Indianapolis Symphony, next week she travels back to the States for Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto with National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, conducted by Mo.Read more ›

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Francesca Dego debuts with LSO on Apple Music

LSO and Apple Music have released “A New Dawn” a powerful collection of familiar and lesser-known works, featuring the star violinist Francesco Dego in Bologne’s Concerto Op.5 no.2 in A major, which was featured as Gramophone’s video of the day earlier this week. For Francesca, Bologne’s music is a fairly recent discovery. “When first introducedRead more ›

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Out now: Francesca Dego’s Mozart: Violin Concertos, Vol. 2 with Sir Roger Norrington

Francesca Dego and Sir Roger Norrington continue their critically acclaimed Mozart Violin concerti cycle, together with the outstanding musicians of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The cycle marks Sir Roger Norrington’s final recording project, and his first and only recording of the complete Mozart concerti. This second volume features Mozart’s First, Second and Fifth ViolinRead more ›

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