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 Thomasbass Michael Pandyapiano Joseph Havlatpiano Roberto Ruisiviolin Craig Whitepiano Kris Garfitttrombone Seri Danpiano 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 Interval 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