One of the rising stars of the classical music world will be performing at St Peters Church in Marlborough.

Timon Staehler is in his final year at Marlborough College and also studies piano at the Royal College of Music.

In 2019, Timon had his debut as a conductor with the North Wiltshire Symphony Orchestra.

After moving to England from Bonn in Germany in 2008, he has picked up dozens of top music awards.

These include the Thanet Prize for Pianoforte and a first prize at the Swiss National Youth Jazz Finals in Basel .

Other awards include Kent Festival Junior and Senior Pianist of the Year.

He will be performing alongside other top young talent from the international music community at the concert at St Peters Church in Marlborough on January 26.

Katja Maderer, Sophie Kiening and Clara Eglhuber are coming over from Germany to join Timon to play.

The four musicians first met in 2018 at the German Youth Music Academy in Trossingen, where each of them had been invited to take part in the annual chamber music course for national prize winners of the German youth music competition Jugend Musiziert. They have since performed together at the Donauhallen in Donaueschingen and at the German Youth Music Academy in Trossingen.

Katja Maderer studies voice and violin in Munich. She has won prizes in both voice and violin. Sophie Kiening studies the viola at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin. An enthusiastic chamber musician Sophie co-founded the string quartet Harz 5 with four other musicians from the Bavarian Youth Orchestra of which she has been a member since 2015. Clara Eglhuber studies the cello at the Berlin University of the Arts and is also a member of the Bavarian Youth Orchestra.

Tickets at £10 from the White Horse Bookshop or from Sound Knowledge.