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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 more concert highlights from the semi-finals of the Leeds International Piano Competition, held in the Great Hall at the University of Leeds. After two preliminary stages, just twelve outstanding young pianists remain from the 79 invited to Leeds. Over the week, there's an opportunity to hear all the semi-finalists. Today, in the third of this week's series of lunchtime concerts, we hear from a further three contenders hoping to secure a place in the upcoming final.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Night Piece (Notturno) For Piano

    Performer: Vitaly Pisarenko.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Une Barque Sur L'Ocean, Orch. From No.3 Of 'Miroirs' [orig. For Piano]

    Performer: Vitaly Pisarenko.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata No. 6 In A Major Op.82 For Piano - Vivace

    Performer: Vitaly Pisarenko.
  • Béla Bartók

    Out Of Doors - Suite Sz.81 For Piano - The Night’s Music

    Performer: Tomoki Tamura.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata No. 3 In F Minor Op.5 For Piano - Finale

    Performer: Tomoki Tamura.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    10 Pieces Op.12 For Piano - No 7 Prelude in C

    Performer: Szuyu Su.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata No. 3 In B Minor Op.58 For Piano - Finale

    Performer: Szuyu Su.

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