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Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: Competition Final

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The finalists of one of the world’s most prized competition titles - Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 - perform with BBC SSO.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard Conductor

Experience the classical music stars of tomorrow – the most exciting young performers from right across Europe. All competing for one of the world’s most prized competition titles: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018. For its 19th edition, the biennial Eurovision Young Musicians contest makes its very first visit to Scotland, presented by the Edinburgh International Festival, the European Broadcasting Union, BBC Scotland, BBC Radio 3 and broadcast online at BBC Arts Digital.

With previous winners including such eminent figures as Julian Rachlin, Natalie Clein, Isabelle van Keulen and Julia Fischer – and a jury made up of outstanding musicians from throughout the continent – Eurovision Young Musicians is one of the most respected music competitions.

The Competition Final will be broadcast across Europe from the Usher Hall with the winner chosen by a jury that will include Sir James McMillan and Marin Alsop. Each of the six finalists will perform a concerto movement with the BBC Scottish Symphony conducted by Chief Conductor Thomas Dausgaard.

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The final will be televised on BBC 2 Scotland and throughout Europe later this evening, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 24th August.

Eurovision Young Musician
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23 August 2018

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