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05/10 - Nicole Crespo O'Donoghue (violin) - Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

  • Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 369 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW10 9NH (map)
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Manuel de Falla – Spanish Dance from “ La Vida Breve”

Jules Massenet - Meditation from “Thais”

Dmitri Shostakovich – Romance from the “Gadfly”

J.S Bach – Hess Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Pablo Sarasate – Zapateado

Edward Elgar - Salut d’amour

Eduardo di Capua/ Alfredo Mazzucchi – O Sole Mio

John Sheahan – The Marino Waltz

Frederic Chopin – Nocturne in C sharp minor

Eduard Lalo – 2nd mov from Symphonie Espagnole

Traditional – Danny Boy

Vittorio Monti – Czardas


Nicole Crespo O'Donoghue, from Irish-Basque heritage, is an international, prize winning concert player. Sponsored by the BBVA and the Diputación of Bizkaia, she studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Professor Mateja Marinkovic.

Nicole has had the privilege of performing before King Philip and Queen Leticia of Spain and HRH Princess Anne in various occasions and in all major venues in London including the Royal Albert Hall. She has performed live for BBC Radio 3 and in the West End for Lord of the Dance. Nicole is proud to be a Concordia Artist.


Mina Beldimanescu graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2015 as a student of Philip Jenkins, obtaining her Master of Performance degree with Distinction. 
In 2009, she was awarded 1st prize in the National Music Competition organized by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research. She is also a laureate of the Lilian Davies and Harold Caxton Prizes in London. She appears regularly as a chamber musician in Massachusetts, Costa Brava and Barcelona. Solo performances have also included performances at the Romanian Atheneum, the George Enescu Museum in Bucharest and St James Piccadilly in London.