Episode 5: pianist Lesley Yim

Pianist Lesley Yim. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman

We’re halfway through Season 1 of The Talent 2022! Joining us this week on Episode 5 will be pianist Lesley Yim, performing for us works by Liszt. Unfortunately our second performer for the show, flautist Jenna Choi, has had to withdraw from the programme. Instead, we’re going to hear some wonderful highlight performances from last season.

Want to listen? Make sure to tune in every Tuesday night at 7pm to 103.5FM 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne. You can also stream the live broadcast at 3mbs.org.au or catch up later on our podcast! Just search for “The Talent 3MBS in your favourite podcast app and subscribe.

Scroll down to find out more about Lesley, and more details about what he’ll be performing.


Pianist Lesley Yim

Pianist Lesley Yim
Photo credit: Daniel Spellman

Lesley is a pianist currently undertaking his Masters of Music Research degree at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music – University of Melbourne. Having flourished with his piano playing under the fine tutelage of Melbourne pianists Caroline Almonte, Stephen McIntyre and Ian Holtham he has a particular interest in the music of The Great Romantics. Having won prizes and received scholarships at various competitions both as a soloist and chamber musician, Lesley relishes the opportunity to make and share music collaboratively.

Aside from performing, Lesley maintains a very active teaching schedule. He has a strong passion for music education and hopes to develop and nurture the next generation of young musicians.

Lesley will perform:

  • Liszt: Petrarch Sonnet 123
  • Schumann/Liszt: Widmung

Tune in to The Talent every Tuesday night at 7pm to 103.5FM 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne. You can also stream the live broadcast at 3mbs.org.au or catch up later on our podcast! Just search for “The Talent 3MBS in your favourite podcast app and subscribe.

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