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Grand Final

Sarah Walker presents the final of BBC Young Musician 2016 from the Barbican, London. With expert commentary from violinist and former Young Musician winner Jennifer Pike.

Sarah Walker presents coverage of this afternoon's final of BBC Young Musician 2016 from the Barbican, London. With expert commentary and analysis from violinist and former Young Musician winner Jennifer Pike.

Three instrumentalists remain in the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians. Today, the finalists perform concertos of their choice, accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Wigglesworth, before the winner of BBC Young Musician 2016 is announced.

We also catch up with the winner of BBC Young Musician 2014, pianist Martin James Bartlett, who performs a movement from Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3.

2 hours, 45 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 May 2016 19:30

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto no 2

    Performer: Ben Goldscheider.
  • Michael Nyman

    Where the Bee Dances

    Performer: Jess Gillam.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Cello Concerto no 1

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto no 3 1st movt

    Performer: Martin James Bartlett.
  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Solo suite for cello, 3rd movt

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Morceaux de Fantaisie, op 3 Elegie

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Cello Sonata, 2nd movt

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • Tielman Susato

    Branle quatre branles; Ronde and Salterelle; Ronde mon amy

    Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Director: David Munrow.
    • TESTAMENT.
  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Hoquetus David for 3 voices

    Orchestra: Early Music Consort of London. Director: David Munrow.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 19.
  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Inter densas deserti meditans

    Conductor: David Munrow. Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 18.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Dances from 'Terpsichore' (1612), Pavane de Spaigne & Courante M.M. Wustrow

    Orchestra: Early Music Consort of London. Conductor: David Munrow.
    • Michae Praetorius: Terpsichore dances/motets: Early Consort of Music/Munrow.
    • EMI Studios.
    • 4-5.

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