Brant winner announced

Jayson Gillham was named winner of the 2011 Robert William & Florence Amy BrantInternational Pianoforte Competition at Town Hall on Saturday.

Gillham wowed the judges with a programme of Brahms, Ligeti and Chopin in a 40 minute recital. He wins a prize of �3000 plus performance opportunities at a variety of prestigious venues including Town Hall and Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Second prize winner Gintaute Gataveckaite received a prize of �2000, while third prize winner Nafis Umerkulova was awarded �1000.

Further information about this year?s competition can be found here: