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Royal Academy of Music Bicentenary Prize sponsored by LetterOne

Royal Academy of Music

Elise van der Wel violin
Works by Biber, Matteis and Muffat

Samantha Quillish soprano
with Julia Klimek piano
Works by Clara Schumann, Mozart, Strauss and Gounod

Qianyu Zhang accordion with Leah Leong cello
Works by Martin Lohse, Zolotaryov and Mikołaj Majkusiak

Esther Beyer harp
Works by CPE Bach, Glinka and Caroline Lizotte

Amy Holyland mezzo-soprano
with Benjamin Mead piano
Works by Schubert, Wolf, Howells and Rossini

Ariel Lanyi piano
Works by Haydn and Bartók

In the approach to its Bicentenary in 2022, the Royal Academy of Music presents the grand final of a prestigious new competition, judged by a panel of eminent musicians, with a prize of £10,000. Open to singers and instrumentalists studying at the Academy, six finalists exhibit the breadth of talent across many disciplines.

Tickets: £10

How to book:

In person: 7 days a week: 10am-8.30pm. Days without an evening concert: 10am-5pm. No advance booking in the half-hour prior to a concert.

Telephone: 020 7935 2141 Monday-Sunday, 10am-7pm. Days without an evening concert: 10am-5pm. £4 administration fee.

Online: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. £3 administration fee. Disabled Access and Facilities For full details please call 020 7935 2141 or email

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