The Hermes Experiment, made up of Héloïse Werner soprano, Marianna Schofield double bass, Anne Denholm harp, and Oliver Pashley clarinet won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Mixed Ensemble Section Prize on Tuesday 19 March and were awarded £10,000. They will now go on to perform at the Gold Medal Final on 30 May 2019. The Hermes Experiment’s 20-minute programme of Gareth Wood, Freya Waley-Cohen, Stevie Wishart, and Meredith Monk wowed the audience and judging panel. 

The Mithras Trio, made up of Ionel Manciu violin, Leo Popplewell cello and Dominic Degavino piano won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Strings and Piano Ensemble Section Prize on Tuesday 12 March and were awarded £10,000 and a chance to perform at the Gold Medal Final on 30 May 2019. The Mithras Trio’s 20-minute programme of Arensky and Helen Grime wowed the audience and judging panel. 

Joseph Havlat piano won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Keyboard Section Prize on Tuesday 5 March and was awarded £5,000 and a sought-after place at the Gold Medal Final on 30 May 2019. Thomas’s 20-minute programme of Dohnányi, Byrd, and Grainger wowed the capacity crowd and judging panel. 

Roberto Ruisi violin won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Strings Prize on Tuesday 26 February and was awarded £5,000 and a sought-after place at the Gold Medal Final on 30 May 2019. Thomas’s 20-minute programme of Chausson and Roxanna Panufnik won over the audience and judging panel. 

William Thomas bass won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Singers Prize on Tuesday 19 February and was awarded £5,000 and a sought-after place at the Gold Medal Final on 30 May 2019. Thomas’s 20-minute programme of Schubert, Wolf, Poulenc, Harrison and Rossini wowed the capacity crowd and judging panel. 

Trombonist Kris Garfitt won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Section Final for Solo Wind and Brass on Tuesday 12 February and was awarded the £5,000 prize and sought-after place at the Grand Final on 30 May 2019. Tyler’s 20 minute programme of Aria et Polonaise, op 128 – Jongen, Romance for Trombone and Piano – Weber, and BASTA for Solo Trombone – Rabe, was a talented and remarkable performance.