The adjudicator was Jeffrey Sharkey, Principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, who commented “It was such a joy to hear your young musicians perform this weekend…it’s wonderful to see such a high standard of musicianship. Congratulations to the finalists.”
Two of the six finalists will win the opportunity to perform their concerto with the School Symphony Orchestra in 2015/16.
The finalists are:
Hannah Condliffe – Strauss Oboe concerto, TrV 292
Frederico Paixao – Ibert Flute Concerto
Juhee Yang – Barber Violin Concerto, Op. 14
Nina Kiva – Prokofiev Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 125
Kenny Fu – Ravel Piano Concerto
Alim Beisembayev – Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto, Op. 23
The final will take place on Thursday 19th March in the Constance Pilkington Hall at The Purcell School, from 4:00-8:00pm with breaks. Admission is free.