69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION: GOLD MEDAL AND £20,000 PRIZE AWARDED TO ACCORDIONIST RYAN CORBETT
Last night Ryan Corbett accordion won the Gold Medal and first prize of the ROSL Annual Music Competition and prizemoney of £20,000. He is the first accordionist to win the top award since 1993. Ryan and his fellow competitors, Matthias Balzat cello, Milly Forrest soprano and Marie Sato flute performed at Over-Seas House in front an audience of music lovers and an esteemed industry panel of adjudicators.
69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION - DAVID ZUCCHI WINS OVERSEAS PRIZE
DAVID ZUCCHI WON THE 69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION OVERSEAS PRIZE ON TUESDAY 26 OCTOBER AND WERE AWARDED £3,000 FOR HIS OUTSTANDING MUSICIANSHIP.
69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION - MIKELEIZ-ZUCCHI DUO WIN MIXED ENSEMBLES SECTION FINAL
MIKELEIZ-ZUCCHI DUO WON THE 69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION MIXED ENSEMBLE PRIZE ON TUESDAY 19 OCTOBER AND WERE AWARDED £10,000 FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL AND COMMITTED PLAYING.
69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION - ECHEA QUARTET WIN STRING ENSEMBLES SECTION FINAL
ECHÉA QUARTET WON THE 69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION STRINGS ENSEMBLE PRIZE ON TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER AND WERE AWARDED £10,000 FOR THEIR ACCOMPLISHED MUSCIANSHIP AND TEAMWORK.
69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION - MATTHIAS BALZAT CELLO WINS STRINGS SECTION FINAL
This year’s line-up for the Section Final saw two cellists, a guitarist and a violinist take to the stage; Elodie Chousmer-Howelles violin, Matthias Balzat cello, Jack Hancher guitar and Ben Tarlton cello, who battled it out for the £5,000 prize and made for a varied evening of performances. The adjudicators Leon Bosch, Alice Neary, Geoff Parkin, and Emily Sun had the difficult decision of choosing the section winner and performer who will go onto the Gold Medal Final to compete for the first prize of £15,000.
69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION - RYAN CORBETT ACCORDION WINS KEYBOARD SECTION FINAL
RYAN CORBETT WON THE 69TH ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION KEYBOARD PRIZE ON TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER AND WAS AWARDED £5,000 AND A SOUGHT-AFTER PLACE AT THE GOLD MEDAL FINAL ON 24 NOVEMBER 2021. AMONG FOUR SOLOISTS, RYAN BECAME THE FIRST ACCORDIONIST SINCE 1997 TO REACH THE GOLD MEDAL FINAL.