RCO Composition Competition 2020 : the winning pieces

James Mitchell plays Festival Toccata, his winning piece in the RCO's Composition Competition in 2020   In 2020, the RCO invited entries of previously unpublished and unperformed compositions for organ solo (or organ and one instrument and voice) in a composition competition.  The jury was chaired by Gerard Brooks, the RCO President, who was joined by Judith Weir CBE, Master of the Queen's Music, and Thomas Trotter, international concert organist and Organist of Birmingham Town Hall.  Over 60 entries were received.  The under 25 years category was won by James Mitchell, with Festival Toccata.  James recently…