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Press Release: 2021 Competitors

Press Release: 2021 Competitors

63 COMPETITORS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 20TH LEEDS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION Pianists, aged between 20 and 29 and representing 28 countries, have been carefully selected to compete in the first ever Virtual International First Round, taking place in London, Berlin,...
Announcement

Announcement

Dame Fanny Waterman 22 March 1920 – 20 December 2020 It is with great sadness that The Leeds International Piano Competition announces the death of its founder and President Emeritus Dame Fanny Waterman at the age of 100. Dame Fanny died peacefully this morning in her...
In conversation with Adam Gatehouse

In conversation with Adam Gatehouse

With more than 260 applications to our 2021 Competition, hear from The Leeds Artistic Director Adam Gatehouse about the selection process behind this first phase and the ins and outs of navigating the Competition amidst a global pandemic. We talk digital auditions,...
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

The Leeds International Piano Competition, organisers of Dame Fanny Waterman’s centenary celebrations  (22.3.20) and the Piano Fantasia (24.3.20), are aware of Coronavirus (Covid-19) related travel and meeting restrictions being imposed around the world. We anticipate...

ERIC LU PROMS DÉBUT

Prom 57: Mozart, Rachmaninov & Qigang Chen 11:00, Sun 1 Sep 2019 Royal Albert Hall, London Eric Lu  piano Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Long Yu  conductor Programme: Qigang Chen  Wu Xing (The Five Elements) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major...