Monday, 5 March 2018

LEEDS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION 2018: 11 Pianists To Perform 1st Round Recitals In Singapore

The First Round of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018 takes place in April, hosted by three cities: Berlin, Singapore and New York. 68 pianists will vie for a place in the Quarter-finals which takes place in Leeds in September this year.

The Singapore "audition" takes place at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory on Sunday 8 April 2018, held over two sessions at 2 pm (6 pianists) and 7 pm (5 pianists). Each pianist will perform a recital lasting between 25 to 30 minutes.

Vokhmianina, Wong, T.G.Lee, Wang, Yoh & Park.
Li, Hao, Hsieh, Han & C.Lee (L to R).

The pianists taking part are:

Session 1 (2.00 - 5.00 pm)

Kseniia Vokhmianina (Ukraine/Singapore)
Rhythmie Wong (Hong Kong)
Taek Gi Lee (South Korea)
Chao Wang (China)
Hao Zi Yoh (Malaysia)
Jinhyung Park (South Korea)

Session 2 (7.00 - 10.00 pm)

Bowen Li (China/Australia)
Yilei Hao (China)
Wei Ting Hsieh (Taiwan)
Hee Jun Han (South Korea)
Clarence Lee (Singapore)

Admission to the recitals is free, and available by registration:

On the same day, Japanese pianist Noriko Ogawa, a member of the First Round jury and 3rd prize winner in the 1987 Leeds Competition, will give a piano masterclass to Yong Siew Toh Conservatory students at the Orchestral Hall (3rd floor) at 11 am.

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