Sounds from the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition, including an exclusive tour of The Cobbe Collection of antique pianos, masterclasses with Lars Vogt and Imogen Cooper, and reflections on the final performances from Aljoras Jurinic, Anna Geniushene, Mario Haring, Xinyuan Wang, and winner Eric Lu.
Thoughts captured following the performances from Aljosa Jurinic, Anna Geniushene, and Mario Haring who featured in the first of two finals in the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018.
It’s my first day in Leeds and my first experience of the Leeds Piano Competition. Some brief thoughts follow, plus the names of the finalists who will play on Friday and Saturday night this week in Leeds Town Hall.
A week of Leeds Piano Competition loveliness gets underway for me tomorrow. Before I board the train, me and Fran Wilson from the Cross-Eyed Pianist blog exchanged emails over what we’re most looking forward to about the competition and why.