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Percussion Final

Episode 3 of 8

The competition continues, with percussion in the spotlight as five performers take centre stage to play modern masterpieces from the 20th and 21st centuries.

Percussion is in the spotlight as five gifted performers take centre stage. Clemency Burton-Hill and celebrated trumpeter Alison Balsom present extended highlights from the percussion final, with modern masterpieces from the 20th and 21st centuries. There's even a world premiere with a piece composed by British composer Jan Bradley especially for one of tonight's competitors.

The five hoping to win and claim their place in the BBC Young Musician semi-final are: 18-year-old Tom Pritchard from Yorkshire; 16-year-old Joe Parks from Bromley; from Bulgaria but now studying in the UK, 17-year-old Hristiyan Hristov; from Crewe, 15-year-old Matthew Brett; and 16-year-old Andrew Woolcock from Preston.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 22 Apr 2016 19:30