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Young musician of the year to star in concert

Where: Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

When: Sunday, November 18, 7.30pm

Gloucestershire Young Musician 2018 Lydia Kenny will be starring in Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra's concert on Sunday (November 18) at Pittville Pump Room.

Lydia, who won the prestigious award in March, will be performing Erwin Schulhoff's Hot Sonate for Saxophone.

Lydia has studied the saxophone with Wes Duggan, Andrew Tweed and Jennie Joy Porton, and recently took her DipABRSM.

She was a finalist in Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2017, Two Moors Performance Platform 2017, and a national finalist in the Rotary Young Musician competition 2015, after winning the regional final.

Lydia also studies acting with the Young Actors Studio at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

She trains at the Sally Prout School of Dancing and studies singing with Tim Richards and violin with Daniel Neville. She is a member of Youth Music Theatre UK.

She also plays violin with the Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra and her string quartet, The Four of Spades.

The programme for the evening will also include Beethoven's Egmont Overture and Mussorgsky (orch. Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition.

The Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Glyn Oxley; Leader Hannah Green.

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