Ben's Career so far...
At the age of 18 Ben was a Concerto Finalist in BBC Young Musician Competition. Highlights since then include his debut at the BBC Proms, solo appearances with the Lucerne Symphony, Britten Sinfonia, Aurora, English Chamber, Hallé Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, the Prague Philharmonia and Sinfonie Orchester Berlin at the Berlin Philharmonie. In 2018 his debut album was released, and he was selected as a BBC Music Magazine Rising Star and Gramophone Magazine One to Watch.
A committed chamber musician, Ben has collaborated with Julian Prégardien at Wigmore Hall, Sergei Babayan at the Verbier Festival, Daniel Barenboim and MarthaArgerich at Salzburg Festival and Matthias Pintscher at the Pierre Boulez-Saal.
This season Ben makes his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mozarteum Orchestra in the Mozartwoche Festival (Salzburg). He returns to give a solo recital at the Pierre Boulez-Saal. In demand as guest principal Ben has appeared with the Staatskapelle Berlin, West-Eastern Divan and Philharmonia Orchestras. He studies at the Barenboim- Said Academy in Berlin with Radek Baborák and was selected by YCAT in 2019.