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Running Order

Competitors on Monday evening after the draw results 

After an international first round, the second round of the Leeds International Piano Festival will kick off this Wednesday 8 September in Great Hall at the University of Leeds. Following a draw on Monday evening, each of the twenty-two competitors will present a solo recital programme of 40 minutes in front of nine esteemed jury members. The second round will last three days, with each  session starting at 2pm and 7pm BST with a break in the middle. 

Performing on Wednesday 8 September are:

2:00pm Arash Rokni (28, Iran)

2:40pm Xiaolu Zang (21, China)

3:40pm So Hyang In (29, South Korea)

4:20pm Thomas Kelly (22, United Kingdom)

7:00pm Ariel Lanyi (23, Israel)

7:40pm Galyna Gusachenko (29, Ukraine)

8:40pm Hyunjin Roh (20, South Korea)

9:20pm Federico Gad Crema (22, Italy)

Performing on Thursday 9 September are:

2:00pm Nour Ayadi (22, Morocco)

2:40pm Lucas Krupinski (29, Poland)

3:40pm Priscila Navarro (27, Peru)

4:20pm Ryan Drucker (27, Belgium)

7:00pm Elizaveta Kliuchereva (22, Russia)

7:40pm Yuzhang Li (22, China)

8:40pm Kaito Kobayashi (25, Japan)

9:20pm Tyler Hay (27, United Kingdom)

Performing on the Friday 10 September are: 

2:00pm Dmytro Choni (28, Ukraine)

2:40pm Lovre Marusic (29, Croatia)

3:40pm Alim Beisembayev (23, Kazakhstan)

4:20pm  Yike (Tony) Yang (22, Canada)

7:00pm Anfisa Bobylova (29, Ukraine)

7:40pm Maximilian Kromer (25, Austria)

Semi-finalists will be announced on the evening of Friday 10 September. 

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