BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist performs Scarlatti, Chopin and Schumann: Kausikan Rajeshkumar has performed extensively across the UK and abroad, including at the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and has been broadcast on BBC television and radio. Kausikan was a Piano Finalist of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition, and won the International Franz Liszt Competition for Young Pianists in Weimar in 2009. In 1999, Kausikan won a scholarship to attend the Purcell School of Music, where he studied the piano under Tessa Nicholson. He then read Music at Cambridge University, where he graduated with First Class Honours. Kausikan is currently studying for an Artist's Diploma at the Royal College of Music, where he is a Fishmongers' Company Beckwith Scholar supported by a Kendall-Taylor Award, and is also supported by the Craxton Memorial Trust and the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund.