Congratulations to all participants in the BPO Concerto Prize final on Sunday 24 April, and especially to the eventual winner, Michael Webb for his performance of Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto. More photographs on our Facebook pages.
(from left to right) Paul Dilkes (BPO violin and Treasurer of the competition prize fund), Alastair Moseley (BPO principal clarinet and Chair of the prize fund), Julian Lloyd Webber (adjudicator and Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire), Michael Webb (the winner), Michael Lloyd (music director of BPO), David Saint (former Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire and Prize Fund Trustee) and compere Michael Collie.
Finzi – Clarinet Concerto Michael Webb
Liszt – Piano Concerto No.1 Yuting Guo
Abe – Prism Rhapsody for Marimba Yu-Cheng Chen