10 October 2022
By Ellie Palmer
Find out who prevailed in this year's edition!
Five extraordinary teenage performers have won their category finals in strings, woodwind, brass, percussion and keyboard. In the Grand Final, these five winners each perform a full concerto at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall with the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Mark Wigglesworth.
Watch each of the finalists perform, plus find out the winner, below.
Sasha Canter - Trumpet
Sofía Patterson-Gutiérrez - Flute
Jaren Ziegler - Viola
Jordan Ashman - Percussion
Ethan Loch - Piano
About BBC Young Musician
For over 40 years, BBC Young Musician has been the UK’s premier platform for the most outstanding young classical talent in the country. At its heart, the competition is a celebration of the passion, dedication, ambition and potential of young performers across the four nations. But beyond that, it has the power to change lives and has launched some of the most significant musical careers of the past four decades: among the long list of former winners and finalists are many of the leading musicians of our time, including Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Nicola Benedetti, Alison Balsom, Natalie Clein, Stephen Hough and Thomas Adès.