Girls' Choir Head Chorister wins BBC competition
We are delighted to announce that Agatha Pethers, Head Chorister of the St Catharine's Girls' Choir, has been named one of the BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year.
The final of this prestigious competition was broadcast on Radio 2 from the Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London. Agatha was named joint winner along with Angus Benton, a chorister at Winchester College Chapel.
The chair of the judging panel, composer John Rutter, said: “Another stellar competition this year, with an amazing group of finalists, two worthy winners, and a lovely warm supportive atmosphere in the audience. It's always a joy to be involved with this competition, which celebrates the huge contribution made by young people to choral singing in our nation - something to be proud of.”
You can listen again to the Chorister of the Year final on the BBC iPlayer.