Next Brit Thing finalists announced

The search to find the UK’s future classical stars is reaching its climax as the classical entrants are whittled down to a final four.

Having travelled 1,550 miles to judge regional events and seen 82 acts perform, the four contestants for the Next BrIt Thing final have been announced.

Watch the hopefuls’ video audition below before they head off to London’s IndigO2 on Monday, March 5, for the final. Tickets for this event are free, but need to be booked in advance by clicking here.

Until then, enjoy the finalists’ incredible talent below:

Sarah Gardner
Age: 16
From: Middlesborough
Instrument: Piano


Katie Marshall
Age: 11
From: Oakham
Instrument: Vocalist


Paul Botje
Age: 14
From: Barnet
Instrument: Violin


Louisa Haggerty
Age: 17
From: Berkhamsted
Instrument: Vocalist