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The Radio 2 Young Brass Award Semi-Final

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 06 February 2014

The Radio 2 Young Brass Award is our nationwide competition to find the next brass star, and it's reached the Semi-Final stage. Tonight we hear the 8 talented young players as they recorded a 10 minute programme with the Foden's Band and conductor Michael Fowles a few days ago. Frank Renton has all the music and comment and will announce the names of the 4 players the judges have selected to go through to final of the competition which will be broadcast live on March 28th.

Music Played

9 items
  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles March - The Black Knight

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Matilda Lloyd (Trumpet) 3rd Movement - Haydn Trumper Concerto in Eb

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Ryan Watkins (Trombone) 3rd Movement - Molecular Cocktail Party - "Soul And Free!"

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Michael Cavanagh (Baritone Horn) Sun

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Rhiannon Symonds (Tenor Trombone) Dance Sequence

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Phillip Tait (Cornet) Jubilance (opening)

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Hannah Drage (Tenor Horn) Capriccio Brillante (part)

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and Grant Jameson 4th Movement - A Troika? Tidy! (from Euphonium Concerto)

  • Image for Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles

    Foden's Band conducted by Michael Fowles and David Gilsson (Cornet) Slavische Fantasie (final part)

  • The Semi Finalists

    The Semi Finalists
    In the Philharmonic Studio Salford for their recordings: David Gillson, Hannah Drage, Rhiannon Symonds, Ryan Watkins, Michael Cavanagh, Phillip Tait, Matilda Lloyd, Grant Jameson

Broadcasts

BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award 2014

The Semi Finalists

See photos and hear performances from this year's semi-finalists

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