...Prizes


FIRST PRIZE

£25,000

The Dame Fanny Waterman Gold Medal


SECOND PRIZE

£15,000


THIRD PRIZE

£10,000


medici.tv Audience Award

The winner of the inaugural medici.tv Audience Award will have a performance broadcast on medici.tv within the next three years


NON-PRIZE WINNING FINALISTS

£5,000 each


NON-PRIZE WINNING SEMI-FINALISTS

£2,000 each


TERENCE JUDD HALLÉ ORCHESTRA PRIZE

£5,500, three paid engagements with the Hallé orchestra and an invitation to perform in the Manchester Midday Concerts series at the Bridgewater Hall


YALTAH MENUHIN AWARD

£3,000, presented to the pianist who demonstrates the greatest collaborative and empathetic qualities in the chamber performance of the semi-final


FRIENDS OF THE LEEDS

£1,000 to each of the second round participants who do not progress to the semi-finals

  • Management for one of the prize winners with Askonas Holt
  • Recording and Concert opportunities with BBC Radio 3
  • Mentoring from Paul Lewis and other Jury members
  • CD of Competition performance with Warner Classics
  • Appearance with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under Vasiliy Petrenko, 20 September 2018
  • Solo recitals for the three prize winners at Wigmore Hall in December 2019
  • Solo recital for the second and third prize winners at the Concert Room, St George’s Hall Liverpool on 17 and 18 September 2018
  • Concerto appearance with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Solo recital at the Southbank Centre in London in 2020
  • Steinway Prize-winner Concerts network in Europe and South Korea in 2019
  • Participation in the Leeds International Piano Competition’s Learning and Engagement programme
  • Extensive programme of recital engagements in Yorkshire and at other UK venues


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