BBC Young Musician to play in Solihull

Peter Moore

Peter Moore, who won the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2008 will be playing with the Solihull Symphony Orchestra in Shirley on Saturday 27 November.

Since becoming the youngest ever BBC Young Musician of the year in May 2008, Peter Moore has appeared in many prestigious events. He performed a specially arranged solo by the prominent composer Michael Nyman at the Cadogan Hall London, accompanied by the composer himself at the piano. He also featured in the London Olympic Handover Concert and Proms in the Park from Belfast. In October 2008 Peter made his much acclaimed Wigmore Hall debut and returned to BBC National Orchestra of Wales to perform the Tomasi concerto. He has performed recitals at London's Conway Hall, St. George's, Bristol, Leeds College of Music and Guildford Guildhall in addition to concertos and recitals at many music festivals and societies, including the Newbury International Festival.

In March 2009 Peter was invited to perform at the European trombone Festival 'The Slide Factory' where he featured as soloist in two concerts and in April 2009 he took part in a special performance to members of the Royal family at Buckingham Palace.
He featured as a soloist in the Manchester Festival in July 2009, performing an unaccompanied Bach cello suite on his trombone.

July and August 2009 saw Peter undertake a five week tour of Australia where he featured as soloist with orchestras, brass bands, performed solo recitals with piano accompaniment and also led many workshops and schools concerts. Peter has recently given several performances of the David and Gordon Jacob concertos in Maidstone, Brighton and Tunbridge Wells. In March 2010 Peter made his debut CD recording for Chandos records - the premier recording of Edward Gregson's Trombone Concerto with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

In August 2010 he featured two concerts during the internationally acclaimed Rheingau Festival.
Future engagements include a performance of the Gregson Concerto in February 2011 to launch the release of the CD and trips to Poland and Germany to perform with the Polish Chamber Orchestra.

Peter was awarded the DipABRSM with distinction in March 2009. He is also an accomplished pianist and achieved a score of 144 in his Grade 8 piano in 2008.

Peter has received a scholarship from Yamaha Musical Instruments and plays a Yamaha Xeno trombone.

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