Presenting Francesca Penny, Bardi Young Musician 2022

15th June 2022

Sunday 19th June sees the long-awaited Bardi Young Musician 2022 concert featuring this year’s winner, 18-year- old French horn player Francesca Penny.

In a popular programme which includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, and Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture, Francesca will be playing the virtuosic Horn Concerto No. 1 by Richard Strauss. 

A student at Wigston College, Francesca has been playing the French Horn since she was 8 and studies with her Father, French Horn player Mark Penny.  A member of the CBSO Youth orchestra in Birmingham she also plays with the Rutland Sinfonia and the Bardi Wind Orchestra. She is currently studying for A levels and is considering further study and career options in either music, or her other main interest which is modern dance.

The concert will be  is held in the hall of English Martyrs Catholic School, Anstey Lane Leicester and begins at 3.00pm.

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Sunday 19 June 3pmENGLISH MARTYRS’ CATHOLIC SCHOOL, LEICESTER

BARDI YOUNG MUSICIAN 2022 CONCERT

Featuring 2022 winner Francesca Penny performing Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No.1

Mozart Overture Marriage of Figaro, Bartók Romanian Folk Dances, Beethoven Symphony No. 4.


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