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Episode 2

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 September 2012

Petroc Trelawny presents live from the finals of the 17th Leeds Piano Competition at Leeds Town Hall, with the first of the two concerto rounds from the competition. Petroc is joined by pianists Kathryn Stott and Benjamin Frith for insight and comment as each of tonight's three competitors joins the Hallé and Sir Mark Elder for a performance of a concerto of their choice.

Tonight's finalists will be playing the following concertos:

Louis Schwizgebel - Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

Jiayan Sun - Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2

Jayson Gillham - Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5

The second final can be heard live on BBC Radio 3 tomorrow evening.


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