YCAT launches free group coaching for musicians

YCAT is offering free group coaching to musicians as part of its new 21cMusician toolkit. Read more

Randall Goosby signs with Decca Classics

YCAT violinist Randall Goosby has signed a recording contract with Decca Classics. Read more

21cMusician toolkit: the October edition

Check out 21cMusician toolkit's new October resources to support aspiring musicians. Read more

Castalian String Quartet joins IMG Artists

The Castalian String Quartet has joined IMG Artists. Read more

Ben Goldschieder selected as an ECHO Rising Star

YCAT horn player, Ben Goldschieder, has been selected as an ECHO Rising Star. Read more

YCAT at Wigmore Autumn Season

YCAT Artists past and present feature in Wigmore Hall's Autumn Season. Read more

YCAT and London Mozart Players announce three concerts together

YCAT and the London Mozart Players announce three concerts Read more

Tabea Debus releases 'Ohrwurm' album with Delphian Records

We are delighted to announce that the first album recorded as part of YCAT's new partnership with Delphian has been released. Read more

YCAT announces partnership with arts entrepreneur David Taylor

YCAT announces partnership with arts entrepreneur David Taylor Read more

YCAT announces twelve 2020 Finalists!

YCAT announces 12 Finalists for 2020. Read more

Samuele Telari - a winner of The Divertimento Ensemble’s #istayathome and #iplayforyou Competition

On Wednesday 3 June 2020 the accordionist Samuele Telari was announced as a winner of the Italian contemporary group The Divertimento Ensemble’s #istayathome and #iplayforyou competition. Read more

YCAT Artists star on Classic FM's Full Works Concert

On Friday 29th May 8 - 10 pm Classic FM focused entirely on YCAT artists past and present. Read more

Giving hope to artists in times of crisis

Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) raises more than £100,000 in only three weeks to support the next generation of world-class artists having lost all concert engagements and income due to COVID-19 crisis. Read more

YCAT COVID-19 Update

YCAT COVID-19 Update Monday 16 March 2020 Read more

Timothy Ridout winner of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship

Timothy Ridout has recently been announced as 1 of 4 recipients of a prestigious 2020 £20,000 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship. Read more

A New Recording Partnership for the 21st Century

Scottish label Delphian Records partners with Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) to create a dedicated collection recorded by YCAT Artists. Read more

2020 Auditions open!

As of Tuesday 11th February, applications for the 2020 YCAT Auditions are now open. The deadline for applications and video submissions is Friday 27 March 2020 at 5.00pm. Read more

Timothy Ridout joins Harrison Parrott

YCAT is delighted to announce that violist Timothy Ridout is moving on to Harrison Parrott’s Roster for general management. Read more

YCAT and Concert Artists Guild announce a new partnership

We are absolutely delighted to announce a new partnership with NYC's Concert Artists Guild (CAG). This unique collaboration will offer young artists the opportunity to develop flourishing careers on both sides of the Atlantic. Read more

Timothy Ridout has won the Royal Philharmonic Society Allianz Prize for solo viola

The RPS Allianz Instrumentalist Prize is a £2,500 cash prize awarded to an outstanding solo instrumentalist. The purpose of the Prize is to support the recipient’s performance opportunities and career development. Read more

Tabea Debus has won the 2019 WEMAG Soloists Prize at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

We are delighted that the recorder player Tabea Debus has won the 2019 WEMAG Soloists Prize of 5000 euros at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Read more

Two artists successful at the Victor Elmaleh Competition

On Sunday 6 October, cellist Jamal Aliyev and recorder player, Tabea Debus were successful at the Concert Artist Guild (CAG) Victor Elmaleh Competition at Merkin Concert Hall, New York. Read more

YCAT launches three new residencies

To celebrate our 35 anniversary, we are delighted to launch three new residencies with St George’s Bristol, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Read more