icon-date-replay.png Announcing our 2021 Finalists!

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We are thrilled to announce the finalists of the 20th Leeds International Piano Competition! They are: 

  • Alim Beisembayev (23,Kazakhstan)
  • Dmytro Choni(28,Ukraine)
  • Thomas Kelly (22,United Kingdom)
  • Kaito Kobayashi (25,Japan)
  • Ariel Lanyi (23,Israel)

The Leeds 2021 Finals will take place over two days, from September 17 to September 18. Finalists will be joined by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Manze. Voting is now open until the last performance of the Finals for the medici.tv Audience Prize! 

Performing on September 17 are 

Dmytro Choni (28,Ukraine) — Beethoven, Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

Alim Beisembayev (23,Kazakhstan) —Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A Minor, Op. 43

Thomas Kelly (22,United Kingdom) — Beethoven, Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58

Performing on September 18 are

Kaito Kobayashi (25,Japan) — Bartók, Concerto No. 3 in E, Sz. 119

Ariel Lanyi (23,Israel) - Brahms, Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op.83