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International music judges visit York
8:37am Friday 14th September 2012 in News
A PANEL of international music judges took time out from their busy schedule to visit York Minster before dining with the Archbishop of York .
Dame Fanny Waterman and fellow judges of the Leeds International Piano Competition were in the city on Wednesday and for most it was the first time they had visited York.
Dame Fanny said: “I am delighted to bring this, our world-famous jury, to this beautiful medieval city of York and its magnificent minster.”
Following an organ recital in their honour, and tour of the minster, the group, including judges from Russia, China, America, Ireland and France, were the guests of The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu at Bishopthorpe Palace.