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Eric Lu | Avery Fisher Career Grant

Eric Lu | Avery Fisher Career Grant

We are delighted and proud to announce that our 2018 First Prize-winner, Eric Lu, was revealed as one of five recipients of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grants in a special hour long programme on WQXR, hosted by Elliott Forrest last night. Eric joins a prestigious...
Press Release: Meet the 2021 Competitors

Press Release: Meet the 2021 Competitors

Pianists, aged between 20 and 29 and representing 28 countries, have been carefully selected to compete in the first ever Virtual International First Round, taking place in London, Berlin, Paris, Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, New York, 6-10 April 2021 Second Round,...
Dame Fanny Waterman (1920-2020)

Dame Fanny Waterman (1920-2020)

Dame Fanny Waterman 22 March 1920 – 20 December 2020 It is with great sadness that The Leeds International Piano Competition announces the death of its founder and President Emeritus Dame Fanny Waterman at the age of 100. Dame Fanny died peacefully this morning in her...
In conversation with Adam Gatehouse

In conversation with Adam Gatehouse

With more than 260 applications to our 2021 Competition, hear from The Leeds Artistic Director Adam Gatehouse about the selection process behind this first phase and the ins and outs of navigating the Competition amidst a global pandemic. We talk digital auditions,...