The 2nd Winchester Young Soloist Competition

Winchester Festival 2016

The final of the second Winchester Young Soloist Competition will take place on Sunday 3rd July 2016 in New Hall, Winchester College at 3pm.

The competition is open to all young people of school age in the Winchester area.

The heats took place in February 2016, and three competitors have been selected to play in the final.

The finalists are:

Matthew Lloyd-Wilson:  Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Nicholas Budd:  Hummel Trumpet Concerto

Luke Roberts:  Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

The finalists will be accompanied by the Winchester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Wilks.

We are honoured to have as judges David Owen Norris, pianist, composer, academic and broadcaster,  and John Traill, conductor and composer.

This year, the competition is an event offered as part of the Winchester Festival of the Arts. Tickets for the final are available through the festival box office.