Talented Peterborough singing twins will be hoping they can make the stars’ heads turn when they perform on TV’s hit show The Voice.
Nineteen-year-olds Hannah and Naomi Moxon, from Longthorpe, face the longest 10 minutes of their lives when they audition in front of some of the best known names in the pop world.
The twins, who perform under the name of Classical Reflection, will be hoping to wow judges who include the legendary Sir Tom Jones, lead singer with the Kaiser Chiefs, Ricky Wilson, rapper Will.i.Am and new judge singer and actress Rita Ora.
The aim is to perform so well that the judges, who sit with backs to the contestants, turn round and agree to mentor the contestant in a bid to win contest and become The Voice of 2015.
The twins’ audition in Manchester has already been filmed and will be aired in the second episode of the new series on Saturday, 17 January. The first episode takes place this Saturday (10 January) on BBC 1 at 7pm.
Hannah said: “We are sworn to secrecy about the outcome.
“But we were over the moon with our performance.
“I cannot say what we sang but obviously it reflected our preferred classical genre.
“It was scary knowing that really we were performing in front of a TV audience.”
The pair have been singing for audiences in Peterborough for years and have performed at concerts, corporate events, weddings, garden parties and opening ceremonies.
But Hannah said: “We were really nervous. When we walked out on stage it was so quiet - I could almost hear my heart thumping.
“There was no music and, of course, the judges are sitting there but with their backs to us.
“The audience was lovely and supportive - everyone wanted us to do well.”
The pair, who are former pupils of the Ormiston Bushfield Academy, have been singing together since they were two-years-old.
They have been classically trained and have performed professionally for more than three years.
Hannah said: “ We applied ages ago to take part in the The Voice.
“It is our favourite show. We have watched it every single year it has been out but never thought we’d be on it.
“It was an overwhelming experience.”
When asked about their favourite judge, the pair refused to be drawn.
Naomi said: “The judges were all lovely and supportive. It was great to meet them and they each gave us a big hug.
“They were shocked to find we were identical twins - they were not expecting that.”
Now after their day with the stars, the pair have to settle back into their normal routine. They spend much of their time holding singing lessons at a primary school and hope to stage a concert in April.