The final of the 2020 Bromsgrove Young Musicians' Platform was held in Routh Concert Hall at Bromsgrove School on Sunday, 25th October. The adjudicators were Alastair Moseley (Chairman of Adjudicators - Auditions), Professor David Saint (Chairman of Adjudicators - Finalists' Concert), Richard Jenkinson and Sarah Oliver. The competitors were divided into two sections: 9 to 13 years old, and 14 to 17 years old.
The prize winners were as follows:
Junior section: 1st Prize Sophie Costa (harp); 2nd Prize Aidan Cham (cello)
Senior section: Joint 1st Prize Jessica Ellis (oboe) and Isabella Hulbert (voice)
From left to right, the 2020 finalists and adjudicators:
Back row L-R: Richard Jenkinson (Adjudicator), Professor David Saint (Chairman of Adjudicators - Final), Sarah Oliver (Adjudicator)
Front row L-R: Alanagh Bohan, Edwin Ward, Jessica Ellis, Isabella Hulbert, Aleksandra Penlington, Sophie Costa, Aidan Cham, Andrew O'Reilly
Watch extracts from the Finalists' Concert and interviews with the 2020 Platform winners.