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Gillian Moore CBE

Gillian Moore CBE

We at the Leeds International Piano Competition congratulate Gillian Moore, Director of Music at London’s South Bank Centre, on her appointment to Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018.  Gillian is a been a driving force in...
Leeds Piano Festival Round-Up

Leeds Piano Festival Round-Up

After two weeks crammed full of recitals, masterclasses, education and outreach events, the Leeds Piano Festival has come to a close. 3000 people joined us in our celebrations over the last two weeks and made this inaugural Festival a resounding success! One of the...
24 Competitors Announced for Second Round

24 Competitors Announced for Second Round

The Leeds International Piano Competition announces the 24 pianists selected to go through to the Second Round in Leeds 6-15 September 2018 The Leeds International Piano Competition today [1 May 2018] announces details of the 24 pianists who have been selected to go...
2018 First Round

2018 First Round

After a week of whirlwind travel to witness 68 of the best young pianists in the world, the First Round has officially come to an end. With heats in Berlin, Singapore, and New York, the Leeds International Piano Competition took the First Round to the competitors and...
Be Curious 2018 – Say Hello to the Piano

Be Curious 2018 – Say Hello to the Piano

On Saturday 17 March, the Leeds International Piano Competition team participated in the University of Leeds ‘Be Curious event’. This annual celebration is held for families to come in and learn more about the work and research being done at the University...
Full details of 2018 Leeds Piano Festival

Full details of 2018 Leeds Piano Festival

Inaugural event takes place across 14 – 23 May 2018 in Leeds and London Top-level recitals from distinguished past winners and alumni – Alessio Bax, Sunwook Kim and Lars Vogt – and Young Scholars of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation Additional events...