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Year 11 first study composer, Sasha Scott beat off fierce competition to win The Purcell School Orchestral Commission Prize, a hotly contested opportunity in the School year. Her work, Skyline, will be performed by the Symphony Orchestra at London's Cadogan Hall on 19 March, conducted by sixth-former Sebastian Kozub.
The full programme for this special event will include Wagner's Overture to Die Meistersinger,
Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis, Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as Sasha's piece, Skyline.
The orchestra will play the Wagner, Hindemith and Brahms under the baton of Moritz Gnann, Assistant Conductor at Boston Symphony Orchestra, and our piano soloist for the Brahms will be alumnus, Thomas Kelly, currently studying at the Royal College of Music.
To book tickets, and for more information, please see the Cadogan Hall website.