Young Artist Platform 2021-22
Awardees

New players. New music. New experiences

Emanuele Addis

Emanuele Addis, born in 1996 in Sassari, Italy, is currently attending a Master of Arts at Royal Academy of Music in Michael Lewin’s class. Addis stood out in numerous international competitions. To name but a few, he won the 3rd prize at the Brussels International Guitar Competition and the 2nd prize at Plovdiv International Guitar Competition in Bulgaria. Additionally, Addis participated in several solo recitals in both Italy, Germany, Serbia, United Kingdom and Bulgaria, in fact, he performed at the Palazzina Liberty in Milan, at the Senato della Repubblica Italiana in Rome, Italian Institute of Culture in Munich, Germany, Theâtre du Vaudeville in Brussels and at the Treća beogradska in Belgrade.

Sergiu Hudrea

Sergiu Hudrea is a Romanian guitarist, studying for his Professional Diploma at the Royal Academy of music after completing his master’s degree there earlier this year. He was awarded more than 65 prizes among which 32 were first prizes in international competitions all around Europe and in the USA. In 2018 he was one of the finalists in the popular TV show ‘Romania’s Got Talent’. In 2020, Sergiu won the Blyth Watson Concerto Prize with his performance of the Malcolm Arnold Guitar Concerto. He is now working on both solo and chamber music projects whilst following his passion for teaching.

Bradley Johnson

Bradley Johnson is a guitarist with a specialism in modern repertoire. Composers he has worked with include Philip Cashian, Edward Cowie, Georg Friedrich Haas, and Morgan Hayes. Recent projects include recording the two Guitar pieces commissioned for the Royal Academy of Music’s ‘200 Pieces Bicentenary project’ by Gary Carpenter and David Gorton; for this he was awarded the Bache Fund Prize and the recordings will be released on the Academy’s label in 2022. Future commissions include a piece for Guitar and Harp by Edward Cowie and a Guitar Quartet by Marino Arcaro for the Spectrum Guitar Quartet