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2016: The Final20160515

2016: The Final20160515

Sarah Walker presents coverage of this afternoon's final of BBC Young Musician 2016 from the Barbican, London. With expert commentary and analysis from violinist and former Young Musician winner Jennifer Pike.

Three instrumentalists remain in the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians. Today, the finalists perform concertos of their choice, accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Wigglesworth, before the winner of BBC Young Musician 2016 is announced.

We also catch up with the winner of BBC Young Musician 2014, pianist Martin James Bartlett, who performs a movement from Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3.

2016: The Final20160515

Sarah Walker presents coverage of this afternoon's final of BBC Young Musician 2016 from the Barbican, London. With expert commentary and analysis from violinist and former Young Musician winner Jennifer Pike.

Three instrumentalists remain in the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians. Today, the finalists perform concertos of their choice, accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Wigglesworth, before the winner of BBC Young Musician 2016 is announced.

We also catch up with the winner of BBC Young Musician 2014, pianist Martin James Bartlett, who performs a movement from Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3.

Brass Category Final20140516

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Brass Category Final. Presented by John Shea.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Brass category. The Semi-Final is on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final is broadcast live here on Radio 3 on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Ellena Newton (14) - trombone

Isobel Daws (14) - trombone

Matilda Lloyd (18) - trumpet

Lewis Bettles (18) - trombone

William Thomas (13) - trumpet

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Brass Category Final20140516

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Brass Category Final. Presented by John Shea.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Brass category. The Semi-Final is on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final is broadcast live here on Radio 3 on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Ellena Newton (14) - trombone

Isobel Daws (14) - trombone

Matilda Lloyd (18) - trumpet

Lewis Bettles (18) - trombone

William Thomas (13) - trumpet

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Final20140518

Jamie MacDougall presents coverage of the final of BBC Young Musician 2014, from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. With expert commentary and analysis from oboist and former Young Musician winner Nicholas Daniel.

Three instrumentalists remain in the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today. Tonight, the finalists perform concertos of their choice - accompanied by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kirill Karabits - before the winner of Young Musician 2014 is announced.

We also catch up with the winner of Young Musician 2012, cellist Laura van der Heijden, as she performs Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations.

Final20140518

Jamie MacDougall presents coverage of the final of BBC Young Musician 2014, from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. With expert commentary and analysis from oboist and former Young Musician winner Nicholas Daniel.

Three instrumentalists remain in the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today. Tonight, the finalists perform concertos of their choice - accompanied by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kirill Karabits - before the winner of Young Musician 2014 is announced.

We also catch up with the winner of Young Musician 2012, cellist Laura van der Heijden, as she performs Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations.

Keyboard Category Final20140515

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Keyboard Category Final. Presented by Martin Handley.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Keyboard category, the last - Brass - follows tomorrow, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast live on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Martin Bartlett (17) - piano

Ning Hui See (17) - piano

Hayley Parkes (18) - piano

Julian Trevelyan (15) - piano

Isata Kanneh-Mason (17) - piano

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Keyboard Category Final20140515

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Keyboard Category Final. Presented by Martin Handley.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Keyboard category, the last - Brass - follows tomorrow, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast live on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Martin Bartlett (17) - piano

Ning Hui See (17) - piano

Hayley Parkes (18) - piano

Julian Trevelyan (15) - piano

Isata Kanneh-Mason (17) - piano

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Percussion Category Final20140513

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Percussion Category Final. Presented by Martin Handley.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Percussion category. The others - Woodwind, Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Matthew Farthing (17)

Elliott Gaston-Ross (15)

Jess Wood (16)

Tom Highnam (17)

Stefan Beckett (18)

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Percussion Category Final20140513

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Percussion Category Final. Presented by Martin Handley.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Percussion category. The others - Woodwind, Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Matthew Farthing (17)

Elliott Gaston-Ross (15)

Jess Wood (16)

Tom Highnam (17)

Stefan Beckett (18)

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Percussion Category Final. Presented by Martin Handley.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Percussion category. The others - Woodwind, Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Matthew Farthing (17)

Elliott Gaston-Ross (15)

Jess Wood (16)

Tom Highnam (17)

Stefan Beckett (18)

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

String Category Final20140512

String Category Final20140512

BBC Young Musician 2014: the String Category Final. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the String category, the others - Percussion, Woodwind, Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

William Dutton (18) - violin

Anna Im (16) - violin

Elizaveta Tyun (18) - violin

Roberto Ruisi (17) - violin

Juliana Myslov (17) - harp

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

String Category Final20140512

BBC Young Musician 2014: the String Category Final. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the String category, the others - Percussion, Woodwind, Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

William Dutton (18) - violin

Anna Im (16) - violin

Elizaveta Tyun (18) - violin

Roberto Ruisi (17) - violin

Juliana Myslov (17) - harp

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

String Category Final20140512

BBC Young Musician 2014: the String Category Final. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the String category, the others - Percussion, Woodwind, Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

William Dutton (18) - violin

Anna Im (16) - violin

Elizaveta Tyun (18) - violin

Roberto Ruisi (17) - violin

Juliana Myslov (17) - harp

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

The Final20120513

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

From The Sage Gateshead

BBC Young Musician 2012

Three young instrumentalists face their biggest challenge yet in the final of BBC Young Musician 2012. The stakes are high for these talented young performers. Established thirty four years ago, the competition has been a springboard to a major international career for succeeding generations of young artists. This year's competition received well over four hundred applicants. Now whittled down to just three, the finalists will be performing with the Northern Sinfonia under the Ukrainian conductor Kiril Karabits, in a bid to secure the coveted title of BBC Young Musician 2012.

The Final20120513

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

From The Sage Gateshead

BBC Young Musician 2012

Three young instrumentalists face their biggest challenge yet in the final of BBC Young Musician 2012. The stakes are high for these talented young performers. Established thirty four years ago, the competition has been a springboard to a major international career for succeeding generations of young artists. This year's competition received well over four hundred applicants. Now whittled down to just three, the finalists will be performing with the Northern Sinfonia under the Ukrainian conductor Kiril Karabits, in a bid to secure the coveted title of BBC Young Musician 2012.

Woodwind Category Final20140514

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Woodwind Category Final. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Woodwind category, the others - Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Hannah Foster (17) - flute

Daniel Shao (18) - flute

Jessika Gillam (15) - saxophone

Nick Seymour (17) - saxophone

Sophie Westbrooke (15) - recorder

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Woodwind Category Final20140514

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Woodwind Category Final. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Woodwind category, the others - Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Hannah Foster (17) - flute

Daniel Shao (18) - flute

Jessika Gillam (15) - saxophone

Nick Seymour (17) - saxophone

Sophie Westbrooke (15) - recorder

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.