BBC Launches Younger Composer Promenade


A BBC Younger Composer Promenade will happen at Battersea Arts Centre on July 30, 2022, with items carried out by the BBC Live performance Orchestra carried out by Alice Farnham.

The live performance will function six new works by the winners of the BBC Younger Composer 2021 competitors, who’re at the moment being supported and mentored by Dobrinka Tabakova and Gavin Higgins. The works have been commissioned on the theme of “BBC 100, celebrating 100 years of the BBC.”

The winners of the BBC Younger Composer 2021 competitors embrace:

Decrease Juniors (12 – 14 years)
Isaac Bristow
Theo Kendall

Higher Juniors (15 – 16 years)
Maddy Chassar-Hesketh
Will Everitt

Seniors (17 – 18 years)
Chelsea Becker
Jenna Stewart

“Seeing the expertise that comes by way of BBC Younger Composer is without doubt one of the highlights of my yr, and I’m delighted that we’ll be celebrating them with the primary ever BBC Younger Composer Promenade in our 2022 season,” mentioned David Pickard, Director BBC Proms. “The way forward for music could be very brilliant, and I’m proud that this scheme continues to assist develop the composers of the longer term.”

Since 1998, BBC Younger Composer has launched a number of initiatives dedicated to reaching a various pool of younger artists throughout the UK. One other new upcoming program consists of The BBC Younger Composer Community — which is a brand new database for academics, colleges, and companions to sign-up for entry to Persevering with Skilled Growth actions and sources.


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