Leeds concert season

Anne Queffélec

Tue 19 Nov, 7:30pm

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LEEDS INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES 2024/25:

Anne Queffélec

Ludwig van Beethoven – The Last Three Sonatas

­Piano Sonata, Op 109
Piano Sonata, Op 110
Piano Sonata, Op 111

French pianist Anne Queffélec has been a firm favourite with Leeds audiences ever since she won fifth prize in the 1969 Leeds International Piano Competition. She brings her unique blend of humanity, brilliance, and authority to bear on three of the greatest pillars of the piano repertoire, Ludwig van Beethoven’s last three piano sonatas.


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Tue 19 Nov 7.30 pm £25.50/£23.50/£14.00/£13.00/£27.50/£22.00/£20.40/£18.80
Tue 19 Nov 7.30 pm £25.50/£23.50/£14.00/£13.00/£27.50/£22.00/£20.40/£18.80
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About the series

Leeds International Piano Series has firmly established itself as a collection of unmissable events on Leeds’ cultural scene.

The 2024/25 season brings together five of the world’s most distinguished pianists and a newcomer whose name, at the time of writing, is still unknown. This is the winner of the 2024 Leeds International Piano Competition, to be discovered in September 2024, playing what will be their first concert in Leeds following their winning performance.

There are more connections with The Leeds’ alumnae – the wonderful French pianist Anne Queffélec presents Ludwig van Beethoven’s last three piano sonatas, and the
much-loved British pianist Kathryn Stott gives her final Leeds performance as a concert pianist with a programme titled Musical Postcards.

Opening the series is one of the greatest pianists alive today, the legendary Elisabeth Leonskaja, with an enticing programme of Franz Schubert and Arnold Schoenberg. We’re particularly delighted to welcome two of the UK’s leading pianists back to Leeds – Sir Stephen Hough, playing music by Cécile Chaminade alongside the great Franz Liszt and Frédéric Chopin, and Benjamin Grosvenor, still in his early thirties but already a major world star, with a wonderfully romantic programme of Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and Modest Mussorgsky.

We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Conservatoire, the home of the Leeds International Piano Series.

Leeds International Concert Season & Leeds International Piano Competition

PRICES:

Full price: A £27.50, B £25.50
Over 60s: A £25.50, B £23.50
Under 30s: £10**
Full-time students/unwaged/
LeedsCard Extra: A £14, B £13

**Under 30s tickets available from 7 August, subscriptions unavailable for this ticket type

BOOKING DATES:
Wed 10 July: Booking & seat renewal for existing subscribers
Wed 24 July: Booking opens for new subscribers
Wed 31 July: Priority booking opens for Leeds International Piano Competition supporters
Wed 7 August: General booking opens

Please note you will be redirected to Leeds Ticket Hub to make your purchase.

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  • Queffélec's pianism is exceptional. - The Classic Review