Trinity Laban’s esteemed professor of piano has been invited to offer her expertise as a judge for the prestigious BBC Young Musician of the Year competition.
Elena Riu is a highly respected concert pianist with an outstanding reputation for ‘exhilarating boundary-jumping’ performances of contemporary repertoire (Time Out). Riu has performed at some of the finest venues across the world and released several successful albums covering a wide range of styles. She brought her profound knowledge and experience to the panel in the search for the finest young musical talents in the UK.
Riu has been listening to candidates for the London Piano and Organ Rounds at the Royal College of Music and Peregrine Pianos.
For the BBC Young Musician 2016 schedule please visit the official page at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3M0vXw7ybwJhfkmsXjrqxmk/bbc-young-musician-2016-schedule