Only one Brit in Leeds Piano Competition

Only one Brit in Leeds Piano Competition

The 24 competitors were announced today, 9 of them female.

Dismally, only one British candidate was considered worthy. It’s a clear verdict on the present state of UK music education.

Here’s the list:
Kai-Min Chang, 23, Taiwan

Xuehong Chen, 24, China

Junyan Chen, 23, China

Woo Young Cho, 23, South Korea

Dina Ivanova, 29, Russia

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko, 24, Canada

Carter Johnson, 27, Canada

Elizaveta Kliuchereva, 24, Russia

Shinyoung Lee, 26, South Korea

Pedro López Salas, 26, Spain

Khanh Nhi Luong, 27, Vietnam

Philipp Lynov, 25, Russia

Nicholas Margarit, 24, Australia

Nagino Maruyama, 24, Japan

Callum McLachlan Page, 25, UK (pic)

Jan Nikovich, 22, Croatia

Tianlin Shen, 25, China

Shunshun Tie, 23, China

Tomoharu Ushida, 24, Japan

Gabriel Yeo, 25, Germany

Sung Ho Yoo, 27, South Korea

Tiankai Yu, 24, China

Angie Zhang, 28, US

Ryan Zhu 20, Canada

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