Four of the most talented young musicians from the area will be peforming with Solihull Symphony Orchestra in their forthcoming annual Rising Stars concert.
Alex Walker is currently studying for his A-Levels at King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Kings Heath and will be performing the Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Arutiunian.
In addition to the trumpet, Alex also plays piano, organ and percussion and is a promising composer.
David Todd, who will be playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 is also at King Edwards, and plays violin and organ as well as the piano.
Olivia Newton is currently studying at Lutterworth College, and will be playing Haydn’s Cello Concerto.
Finally Asim Siddiqui who has recently started at Birmingham University will be performing Ferdinand David’s Trombone Concerto.
Solihull’s Music Director Martin Leigh said, “Rising Stars is always my favourite concert of the year, and we are especially fortunate this time to have such a variety of fine music on offer”.
The concert will be at Arden School, Knowle on Sunday April 26 at 3pm.
Tickets are available from the website www.solihullsymphony.org.uk, or on the door. Solihull Symphony Orchestra
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* Clockwise from top left: David Todd, Asim Siddiqui, Olivia Newton and Alex Walker.