Colin returns to the BBC Proms on 15 July 2018 to perform at the BBC Young Musician 40th Anniversary celebration. The concert features musicians from the competition’s 40 year history including Nicola Benedetti, Sheku Kanneh-Mason as well as this year’s winner, Lauren Zhang. It will be broadcast live on BBC Four and BBC Radio 3.
Colin, who was the first percussion finalist of the competition in 1994, is joined by fellow percussion finalists and Colin Currie Group members Owen Gunnell, Sam Walton and Adrian Spillett, who was the first percussionist to win the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1998. Together they perform Steve Reich Drumming Part I.