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Yaltah Menuhin Award Included in 2018 Competition

Yaltah Menuhin Award Included in 2018 Competition

The Leeds International Piano Competition is delighted to announce that The Yaltah Menuhin Award will be presented to the 2018 Competition pianist who demonstrates the greatest collaborative and empathetic qualities in the chamber performance of the semi-final....
Sir David Tang

Sir David Tang

We are very saddened to hear of the death of Sir David Tang, a long-term supporter of The Leeds and of Dame Fanny Waterman, and a generous and active philanthropist. He was also instrumental in introducing Lang Lang to Dame Fanny, resulting in Lang Lang becoming...
2017 Gala Dinner

2017 Gala Dinner

We are delighted to invite Friends, audiences and pianists to a very special dinner on Saturday 16 September at Leeds Civic Hall in celebration of 50 years of the Friends of the Competition. The evening will commemorate the immense contribution of the Friends to the...
Leeds International Orchestral Season 17/18

Leeds International Orchestral Season 17/18

Six Competition alumni will be returning to Leeds over the coming year as part of the Leeds Town Hall International Orchestral Season. Tickets can be booked online, with a subscription offer if you book five or more concerts. Saturday 28 October 2017 St Petersburg...
Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

Many well deserved congratulations to our Trustee, Councillor Judith Blake, who has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Judith was elected as the first female leader of Leeds City Council in 2015 and is a staunch advocate for arts and...
2018 Leeds Piano Festival

2018 Leeds Piano Festival

In the lead-up to the 2018 Competition, we will be holding our first Leeds Piano Festival in May 2018. This will take place at London’s Wigmore Hall and Leeds’ Howard Assembly Room.   It features distinguished past winners and alumni of the competition Lars Vogt,...