The 3 Finalists have been announced at the 2018 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Awards, in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The 2018 Finalists are:
- Maxim Calver (18, Cello)
- Robert Burton (18, Saxophone)
- Lauren Zhang (16, Piano)
Widely regarded as the UK’s leading competition for young classical music soloists 18 years and younger, previous winners include violinist Nicola Benedetti – and VC Artists Jennifer Pike and Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
The Final round will be held on the 13th of May – at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.
The year’s jury comprises: composer Kerry Andrew, conductor Alpesh Chauhan, cellist Natalie Clein, saxophonist John Harle and pianist Sunwook Kim.