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Leeds International Piano Competition 2018

Andrew McGregor and Lucy Parham introduce performances from semi-finalists Anna Geniushene, Mario Haring and Siqian Li from the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition.

Andrew McGregor and Lucy Parham at Leeds University introduce performances from semi-finalists Anna Geniushene, Mario Haring and Siqian Li from the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition.

Today's highlights from the competition feature music by Busoni and Schumann from Russian pianist Anna Geniushene; Debussy performed by German Mario Haring; and Mussorgsky from the Chinese Siqian Li.

Busoni: Elegies:
No 7 Berceuse
No 4 Intermezzo: Turandot's Frauengemach

(Anna Geniushene - piano)

Schumann: Humoreske Op20 (extract)
Nach und nach immer lebhafter und starker
Wie vorher
Einfach und zart

(Anna Geniushene - piano)

Debussy: Preludes Book 1:
9. La Serenade Interrompue
10. La Catedrale Engloutie
11. La Danse de Puck
12. Minstrels

(Mario Haring - piano)

Mussorgsky: Pictures at An Exhibition:
1. Promenade
2. Gnomus
13. Catacombs
14. Con mortuis in lingua morta
15. The Hut on Hen's Legs (Baba Yaga)
16. The Great Gate of Kiev

(Siqian Li - piano)

57 minutes

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