The final of Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 takes place tonight in Edinburgh, find out where you can watch tonight’s show.
With six musicians competing to be crowned the winner of the 19th edition of Eurovision Young Musicians, tonight will provide a 90 minute showcase of some of Europe’s best classical talent. Eighteen participants where whittled down to the final six over the past weekend, the winner must now be determined.
There are a number of ways to watch, listen or stream Eurovision Young Musicians 2018. Here’s how you can follow the competition tonight;
The following channels are broadcasting the final of Eurovision Young Musicians 2018;
- Albania – RTSH 1
- Belgium – La Trois
- Croatia – HRT 3
- Czech Republic – CT Art
- Estonia – ETV
- Greece – ERT2
- Hungary – M5
- Malta – TVM2
- Norway – NRK2
- Poland – TVP Kultura
- Russia – Russia-K
- San Marino – SMtv San Marino
- Slovenia – TV Slovenija 1
- United Kingdom – BBC Two Scotland (30 minute delay)
The following channels are broadcasting the contest on an extended delay;
- Germany – WDR – September 2
- Spain – La 2 – August 25-26
- Sweden – SVT 2 – August 25
The following radio stations will be airing the competition live;
- Belgium – Musiq’3
- Estonia – Klassikaraadio
- Norway – NRK Klassik
- Spain – Radio Clásica
BBC Radio 3 in the United Kingdom will be broadcasting the competition on a one day delay.
Alongside being able to watch the contest live via the participating broadcasters website the contest is also being live streamed via YouTube. The contest can be viewed live here from 20:30 CET.
The final which takes place tonight at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, United Kingdom will be opened by Norway and closed by the entrant from Russia. The running order and compositions they will perform are as follows;
- Birgitta Elisa Oftestad (Norway) – Elgar – Cello Concerto, 4th movement
- Nikola Pajanović (Slovenia) – Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto, 3rd movement
- Indi Stivín (Czech Republic) – Stivín – Bohemian Suite for Double Bass, 2nd & 3rd movements
- Mira Foron (Germany) – Sibelius – Violin Concerto, 3rd movement
- Máté Bencze (Hungary) – Ibert – Concerto da Camera for Saxophone
- Ivan Bessonov (Russia) – Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No 1, 3rd movement
Eurovision Young Musicians has been held bi-annually since 1982. The contest was based on the format of The BBC Young Musician of the Year in the United Kingdom. Performers in the contest must be aged under 18 years and are selected by their participating broadcaster. Each performer performs a piece of classical music of their choice accompanied by the local orchestra. The winner is decided by a jury made up of classical music experts and talents.