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Highlights from the semi-finals of the 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition, with performances from the Great Hall at the University of Leeds.

Sarah Walker introduces further highlights from the semi-finals stage of the Leeds International Piano Competition, held in the Great Hall at the University of Leeds. From more than 300 global entries, just twelve pianists have reached the semi-finals stage. Over the week, there's an opportunity to hear from all twelve - today we hear concert highlights from the second group of three.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    8 Pieces Op.76 For Piano no 3

    Performer: Ji-Hwan Hong.
  • Johannes Brahms

    8 Pieces Op.76 For Piano no 4

    Performer: Ji-Hwan Hong.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Night Piece (Notturno) For Piano

    Performer: Ji-Hwan Hong.
  • Robert Schumann

    Sonata No. 1 In F Sharp Minor Op.11 For Piano (end of finale)

    Performer: Ji-Hwan Hong.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No. 3 In B Minor Bwv.814 For Keyboard - Allenamde and Minuet

    Performer: Jung Sun.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Mazurkas Op.63 For Piano

    Performer: Jung Sun.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata No. 8 In B Flat Major Op.84 For Piano - final movement extract

    Performer: Jung Sun.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 4 In D Major Bwv.828 For Keyboard - Overture

    Performer: Yun Wei.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    24 Preludes Op.34 For Piano no 5

    Performer: Yun Wei.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    24 Preludes Op.34 For Piano no 6

    Performer: Yun Wei.
  • Robert Schumann

    Carnaval - Scenes Mignonnes Sur Quatre Notes Op.9 For Piano (conclusion)

    Performer: Yun Wei.

Broadcast

Leeds International Piano Competition 2015

Leeds International Piano Competition 2015

Complete performances from the semi-finals of the 2015 Competition.