The Leeds International Piano Competition 50th anniversary, Leeds University
PUBLISHED: 12:00 23 September 2014 | UPDATED: 16:24 23 September 2014
The Leeds International Piano Competition celebrated its 50th anniversary with a black tie gala dinner at Leeds University with guest speaker Sir Mark Elder, music director of the Halle Orchestra and a recital by 2012 winner Federico Colli.
The Leeds International Piano Competition 50th anniversary
John Doyle, Elizabeth Griffin.
Tony and Rosemary Prieskel, Rowland and Liz Gee, Laurence and Colette Green.
David and Betty Calverley.
John Levermore, Elaine Green, Anne and Keith Morris.
George Robinson, Elaine Bentley.
Stuart Jackson, Richard Kempner.
Stuart Jackson, Ruth Owers, Gillian and Richard Kempner
Dame Fanny Waterman, founder, Chairman and Artistic Director, Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, with her granddaughters Lara and Tasha de Keyser.
Christopher and Diana Wallis, Telsa Woolman.
John Duncalfe, Richard Shepherd, Tony Campbell.
Sheila Moulds, Francoise Logan, Vice President of Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, Patricia Cain.
Alwyn Mellor, Mark Wingate.
Iris Haller, Estelle Movis, Anita Woolman.
The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire The Hon Mrs Annie Dent, Dame Fanny Waterman, founder, Chairman and Artistic Director of Leeds International Pianoforte Competition.
Catherine and Jason Dainty, Ian Day.
Kathryn Knight, Director, Faber Music, The Lady Mayoress of Leeds Janet Harper, The Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr David Congreve.
Terry Riley, Jeffrey Sykes.
Dr Richard Shephard, Sir Mark Elder, guest speaker.(right)
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Photographs by Graham Lindley