Due to personal bereavement, Angela Hewitt is unable to perform at this evening’s recital at the Leeds’ Conservatoire.
The Leeds’ 2021 Finalist, Thomas Kelly will be stepping in to treat us to a recital featuring works from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Frédéric Chopin and Franz Schubert.
We thank you for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you at tonight’s event.
Thomas Kelly started playing the piano aged 3 and aged 9 performed Mozart’s 24th Concerto with Orchestra. Thomas studied at the Purcell School for Young Musicians and is currently The Britten Fellow at the Royal College of Music, (the highest award for any pianist at the RCM) where he is guided by Professors Dmitri Alexeev and Vanessa Latarche.
Thomas was a prizewinner at the 2021 Leeds International Piano Competition, enjoying critical recognition and in 2022 won 2nd Prize and the semi-final concerto prize at Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. He has won numerous international competitions including 1st prizes at the Pianale International Piano Competition (2017), Kharkiv Assemblies (2018), Lucca Virtuoso e Bel Canto Festival (2018), Theodor Leschetizky Competition (2020), and Intercollegiate Sheepdrove Piano Competition (2022).