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PRIZES & AWARDS

Alumni of The Leeds

13.1. The presence of the Semi-Finalists and Laureates at the Finals Award Ceremony is mandatory when prizes and awards will be shared out.

13.2. All Finalists receive the title of ‘Laureate of the Leeds International Piano Competition 20th Edition 2021,’ and will receive a certificate signed by the Chair and members of the Jury.

13.3. Taxes will be deducted from prizes according to the UK Tax laws in effect at the time of payment.

13.4. There are eleven prizes:

​FIRST PRIZE & THE WATERMAN GOLD MEDAL

£25,000

+ Concerto engagement with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrew Manze on the opening night of their season, Thursday 23 September 2021

+ Steinway Prize-winner’s Concert Tours of Europe and South Korea

+ Wigmore Hall début

+ Recital at London’s Southbank Centre

+ Leeds International Piano Series recital

+ One-to-one consultation with Director of Concert and Artists Services, Steinway & Sons, London

+ Mentoring by member(s) of the Jury and The Leeds team

+ Coaching in PR, Media & Social Media relations by Premier Media

SECOND PRIZE

£15,000

+ Solo recital at St George’s Hall, Liverpool 21.9.21

+ Wigmore Hall début

+ Leeds International Piano Series recital

+ One-to-one consultation with Director of Concert and Artists Services, Steinway & Sons, London

+ Mentoring by member(s) of the Jury and The Leeds team

THIRD PRIZE

£10,000

+ Solo recital at St George’s Hall, Liverpool 20.9.21

+ Wigmore Hall début

+ Leeds International Piano Series recital

+ One-to-one consultation with Director of Concert and Artists Services, Steinway & Sons, London

+ Mentoring by member(s) of the Jury and The Leeds team

WARNER CLASSICS PRIZE

+ Warner Classics release of a recording of the Finals performance and other selected repertoire (Warner Classics to select their preferred choice of artist from the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prize-winners)

ASKONAS HOLT PRIZE

+ Artist representation by Askonas Holt (Askonas Holt to select their preferred choice of artist from the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prize-winners)

FOURTH PRIZE

£5,000

FIFTH PRIZE

£5,000

YALTAH MENUHIN AWARD for Chamber Music

+ Leeds International Chamber Series recital

£3,000

ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PRIZE

+ Performance opportunity with the RLPO

MEDICI.TV AUDIENCE PRIZE

+ Future broadcast on medici.tv

SEMI-FINALIST AWARDS

£2,000 each

 


 

All information is, to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of publication. The Leeds International Piano Competition reserves the right to make changes should circumstances dictate.