Winner of the Brass Category Final of the 2016 BBC Young Musician Competition, Ben is the only student of Radek Baborák at the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin.
Recent highlights as soloist include Strauss with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester (KKL Luzern), Mozart with the English Festival Orchestra (Royal Albert Hall), and Britten with Ian Bostridge and Aurora Orchestra. In the 2017/18 season Ben performs concertos by Pauer, Penderecki, Bowen, Telemann, Weber and Mozart, and makes his debut as soloist at the Berliner Philarmonie with the Sinfonie Orchester Berlin. He also gives recitals throughout the UK, and releases his debut CD with Willowhayne Records, including works by Schumann, York Bowen and Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Sought after as a chamber and orchestral musician, Ben has performed as guest with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Staatskapelle Berlin and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, with whom he tours South America and Europe. In April he joins Daniel Barenboim and Michael Barenboim to perform Alexander Goehr’s Horn Trio in the Pierre Boulez Saal, in addition to concerts with the Boulez Ensemble.
Ticket price: Adults £15 Under 16s £10