Peter Moore, Co-Principal Trombonist of the London Symphony, first made headlines in 2008, when he was named BBC Young Musician of the Year. At the tender age of 12, his incredible talent had already developed into a beautiful blend of artistry and technique. Peter is one of only
Learn more about Peter’s childhood, and watch his lovely performance of Jan Sandström’s “Sang Till Lotta” in the video below. It’s hard to believe that such a young player would be capable of such expression! Young Peter’s playing is absolutely beautiful!
As a part of the BBC Young Musician Competition, he also performed the third movement of the Tomasi concerto. What a feat for a 12 year old musician – it is clear that Peter is a uniquely talented prodigy.
Watch the awards ceremony and a touching interview with his parents below.
After his worldwide debut, Moore went on to spend several years with the LSO Academy, an innovative training program in which young musicians perform side-by-side with professionals in the orchestra. Now he’s 21, and performing as Co-Principal of the London Symphony Orchestra, a post he has held since 2014 (when he was 18).
Peter has also performed as a soloist with the BBC Symphony, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Ulster Orchestra, Thailand Philharmonic, Barcelona Wind Symphony and Lucerne Symphony orchestras.
Here’s more about what he’s up to now!
Catch Peter at the ITF on Thursday nigh, as a soloist with the Army Field Band (more about that ensemble here), and in his solo recital on Saturday at 2:30pm!
See you in Iowa!