Leeds Piano Competition – Saturday


From Leeds Town Hall, Sarah Walker introduces highlights from three days of semi-final recitals in which 12 budding concert pianists compete for up to £75,000 prize money and prestigious engagements.  Leading up to the Finals and Winner Announcement on Saturday.

Founded 43 years ago by Dame Fanny Waterman, this is the 15th competition, featuring pianists from all over the world. Leon McCawley, a prizewinner in the 1993 event, joins Sarah to offer his expert opinion on the competitors and the music they have chosen to perform.

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