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ROSL Annual Music Competition Gold Medal Final

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

Be there as the musical stars of the future compete for the prestigious Royal Over-Seas League Gold Medal and £15,000 first prize. Enjoy an evening of performances from the world's best young musicians, as Wind & Brass, Singers, Strings, and Keyboard section winners from the organisation’s Annual Music Competition take the stage at Queen Elizabeth Hall.

ROSL’s annual competition is open to UK and Commonwealth citizens under the age of 30, and former renowned winners include Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Melvyn Tan (harpsichord), Piers Lane (piano), Juliette Bausor (flute) and Jonathan Lemalu (bass).

Competing for the 2019 Gold Medal prize are:
Kris Garfitt, trombone
Roberto Ruisi, violin
William Thomas, bass
Joseph Havlat, piano

The musical celebrations come to a close with performances from the ROSL Ensemble Section Final winners, the Mithras Trio and The Hermes Experiment.


William Thomas bass
Michael Pandya piano
Joseph Havlat piano
Roberto Ruisi violin
Craig White piano
Kris Garfitt trombone
Seri Dan piano
Mithras Piano Trio
The Hermes Experiment


Brahms: Feldensamkeit, Op.86 No.2
Poulenc: Mazurka (Les bijoux aux poitrines)
Katie Moss: The Floral dance
Rossini: La calunnia è un venticello from The Barber of Seville
Hans Abrahamsen: Traumlied (No.1); Cascades (No.9) from 10 Studies for piano
Poulenc: A pied (No.1); En auto (No.2); A bicyclette (No.9); En bateau (No.4); En diligence (No.10) from 10 Promenades for piano
Martinů: Dupák (No.2) from 3 Czech dances for piano
Bartók: Tempo di Ciaccona from Sonata for solo violin
Enescu: Impromptu concertant in G flat for violin & piano
Guy Ropartz: Pièce in E flat minor for trombone & piano
Weber: Romance for trombone & piano
Rabe: Basta for solo trombone
Smetana: Moderato assai from Piano Trio in G minor, Op.15
Giles Swayne: Les poissons mélomanes from Chansons dévotes et poissonneuses for soprano, clarinet, double bass & harp, Op.141
Meredith Monk: Double Fiesta arr. Denholm

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