Competition star is son of ROH injured violistmain
Ben Goldscheider emerged last night as youngest-ever prizewinner in the long running (est.1960) Bromsgrove International Young Musicians Competition.
Ben, 18, a horn student at the Royal College of Music, was placed second.
His father, Chris, is suing the Royal Opera House for irreparable damage to his hearing caused by heavy brass playing during Wagner operas.
The Bromsgrove first-prize winner was Toby Hughes, a doublebass player, aged 22.