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Masterclasses 

Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, School of Music
University of Leeds, LS2 9DA

Jury members work with competitors on Competition repertoire.

Sa Chen was prizewinner at The Leeds in 1996, at the Chopin Competition in 2000, and winner of the Crystal Award in the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, making her the only pianist in history to be awarded prizes in all three major piano competitions.
Monday 10 September 10.30am-12.30pm, £10
Shai Wosner is a pianist whose virtuosity, musical integrity and intellectual curiosity have established him as a favourite with audiences and critics worldwide.
Tuesday 11 September 10.30am-12.30pm, £10
Lars Vogt, Leeds Prizewinner in 1990, has an enviably eclectic repertoire ranging from the classics to the dazzling Lutoslawski concerto. Now conducting too, Lars is Music Director of Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage, Gateshead.
Wednesday 12 September, 10.30am-12.30pm, £10
Henning Kraggerud, violinist and jury member, presents a masterclass with a twist, inviting participants and audience to question all pre-judgments about what makes a musician tick. Expect something different!
Wednesday 12 September 2.00pm-4.00pm, £10
Imogen Cooper CBE is regarded as one of the finest interpreters of classical and romantic repertoire. She is particularly admired as a musical colourist, and for her expressive use of characterisation.
Thursday 13 September, 10.30am-12.30pm, £10
Paul Lewis CBE, Chair of the 2018 Jury and co-Artistic Director of the Leeds International Piano Competition, is known as one of the leading musicians of his generation.
Friday 14 September, 10.30am-12.30pm. £10