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Maisons-Laffitte 10th June 2020

Competition rules

The competition is open to pianists of all nationalities.
Pieces must be played from memory excepted for contemporary works *.

Auditions will take place on 10th June 2020.
Prizes will be awarded at the end of the auditions.
Dates and time schedules subject to change

  • Concours de piano 2019-Supérieur
  • Concours de piano 2019-Supérieur
  • Concours de piano 2019-Supérieur
  • Concours de piano 2019-Supérieur

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Charlotte Giraudeau (10 years)
1st Prize Advanced
HAYDN : Sonate pour piano N°31, Hob XVI-46, 1st mouvement

Competitors present a programme lasting a maximum of 15 minutes comprising:

One "étude"

One baroque or classical work (without repeats)

One romantic, modern or contemporary work*

Competitors who exceed the timing will be interrupted by the jury.

* Contemporary composers accepted

Thomas Ades, Nicolas Bacri, Karol Beffa, George Benjamin, Luciano Berio, Harrison Birtwistle, Pierre Boulez, Unsuk Chin, Elliott Carter, George Crumb, Edison Denisov, Franco Donatoni, Henri Dutilleux, Peter Eötvös, Thierry Escaich, Ivan Fedele, Dai Fujikura, Renaud Gagneux, Alain Gaussin, Nikolaï Kapustin, György Kurtág, Philippe Hersant, Heinz Holliger, György Ligeti, Magnus Lindberg, Bruno Mantovani, Olivier Messiaen, Tristan Murail, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, Maurice Ohana, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Marco Stroppa, Toru Takemitsu, Iannis Xenakis.

The jury 2020

Members of the jury are expert pianists with an outstanding musical reputation. They are chosen by Anne QUEFFELEC.
Their reputation, competence and integrity contribute to maintaining the excellence of this competition.

Jean-Claude
HENRIOT

France

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Claire
LAPLACE

France

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Michèle
MAZZONE ESCOUBOUE

France

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Emmanuel
MERCIER

France

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Károly
MOCSÁRI

Hungary

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Winners of the 2019 competition


2019 WINNERSADVANCED
1st Prize
Charlotte GIRAUDEAU (Canada/Singapour) 10 ans
2nd Prize
Marie-Louise TOCCO (France) 20 ans
3rd Prize
Noam BERNEL (France) 15 ans
SPECIAL PRIZES
1st Scherzo of Chopin
Alexey DIMITRIADIS (France) 15 ans
Sonate de Haydn
Yanis FARRUGIA (France) 19 ans

Prizes and Rewards


1st Prize

300€ + A free recital (place to be defined)

2nd Prize

150€

3rd Prize

100€

Special prizes

Diploma rewarding the exceptional performance of a work

Attend auditions

Auditions are open to the public.
The public is allowed to enter and leave between performances.
Silence is required during each audition.

Price: 15€/day - 20€/final - 35 € for the whole competition.
Venue: Salle Malesherbes – Place du Château – 78600 Maisons-Laffitte – Acces map below.
Information/reservations:
Maisons-Laffitte Tourist Office +33 1 39 62 63 64
online www.concoursdepiano.com or at the entrance.