Four exciting young artists were selected at the recent YAP auditions to join the scheme in the coming year. This will be showcased in one of central London prestigious halls as well as a series of concert dates for promoters around the UK.
The four artists chosen were Manu Brazosaxophone;Sirius Chauflute; Maria Gîlicel violin; Michael Matthews guitar. 2018 ARTISTS
YAP ARTISTS Toby Hughesdouble bass & pianist Ben Powell, and the A4 Brass Quartet gave a sizzline concert at Wigmore Hall last week, as part of the Monday Platform series. Their programmes included works by Bottesini, Desenclos, Glière, Edward Gregson, Brucker, Bartok Dave Brubeck and a new commission for brass quartet Street Songs from Bramwell Tovey. They played to an sizeable and enthusiastic Wigmore Hall audience and promoters around the UK, who have have engaged them as part of the YAP scheme, are in for a treat!
“A 4 Brass were polished and full of vitality”
“The audience was enraptured by Toby’s playing, his musicianship admired by all concerned. His pianist too was a dream. “
The next YAP showcase at Wigmore Hall will be on 6 November as part of The Monday Platform series. The concert will feature double bass player TOBY HUGHES and the A4 BRASS QUARTET in a programme including works by Bottesini, Desenclos and Schumann, arrangements of works by Bruckner, Bartok and Brubeck and the world premiere of a new commission for brass quartet from Bramwell Tovey.