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Dame Fanny Waterman (1920-2020)

Dame Fanny Waterman (1920-2020)

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,...

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...
LEEDS PIANO FESTIVAL 2019

LEEDS PIANO FESTIVAL 2019

2018 Competition Winner Eric Lu joins world-renowned artists Steven Osborne and Barry Douglas for annual celebration of piano in Leeds and London 28 March – 7 April 2019Leeds College of Music, Leeds | LSO St Luke’s, London The 2019 Leeds Piano Festival is a...
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,...