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Applications open: Midnight, 1 June 2017 (GMT + 1)

Applications close: Midnight, 31 October 2017 (GMT)

First Round

April 2018: University of the Arts (Berlin), Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (Singapore), DiMenna Center (New York)

Second Round

6, 7, 8 September 2018: Great Hall, University of Leeds


9, 10, 11 September 2018: Great Hall, University of Leeds


14 & 15 September 2018: Leeds Town Hall

In the lead-up to the main Competition, we will holding our first Leeds Piano Festival in May 2018. This will take place at London’s Wigmore Hall and Leeds’ Howard Assembly Room, with three of our most notable alumni performing at both venues:


Wigmore Hall, London (all concerts at 1pm)

16 May – Lars Vogt

17 May – Sunwook Kim

18 May – Alessio Bax

Howard Assembly Room, Leeds (all concerts at 7.15pm)

14 May – Alessio Bax

19 May – Lang Lang International Music Foundation Young Scholars

21 May – Lars Vogt

22 May – Sunwook Kim

Tickets for the Piano Festival will be released in Autumn 2017 and for the main Competition in early 2018. Priority booking is available for both events for our Friends and Patrons – please click here to find out more about becoming a Friend or Patron.