Monday 12 December 2022 7:30PM

Alim Beisembayev piano

Leeds Piano Competition 2021 prizewinner recital


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


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  • Alim Beisembayev piano

Winner of the 2021 Leeds International Piano Competition, the Kazakhstan-born pianist trained at the Purcell School, moving on to the Royal Academy of Music and then the Royal College. In Leeds, as well as First Prize, he also won the Audience Prize and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society Prize for contemporary performance. His programme includes seven of Liszt’s Transcendental Studies, which raised the possibilities of piano technique to a higher level.

  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
      • Variations in F minor HXVII/6
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
      • Piano Sonata in C minor D958
  • Interval
  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
      • Etudes d’exécution transcendante S139
        • Paysage
        • Mazeppa
        • Feux follets
        • Ricordanza
        • Allegro agitato molto
        • Harmonies du soir
        • Chasse-neige

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