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Amateur Concert Pianist

Maisons-Laffitte on 9th June 2020

Competition rules

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

For non-professional pianists at concert pianist level.
Competitors must provide proof of amateur status.

The minimum age is 25.
Auditions will take place on 9th June 2020.
Prize-giving will be awarded at the end of the auditions.
Dates and time schedules subject to change

  • Concours de piano 2019-Amateur-niveau-concertiste
  • Concours de piano 2019-Amateur-niveau-concertiste
  • Concours de piano 2019-Amateur-niveau-concertiste
  • Concours de piano 2019-Amateur-niveau-concertiste

Concert Pianist Program


Sofia Tiar
1st Prize Concert pianist
RACHMANINOV : Etude Tableau N°33

Competitors present an open programme
lasting a maximum of 20 minutes.

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

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

Biography

Claire
LAPLACE

France

Biography

Michèle
MAZZONE ESCOUBOUE

France

Biography

Emmanuel
MERCIER

France

Biography

Károly
MOCSÁRI

Hungary

Biography

Winners of the 2019 competition


Lauréats 2019Amateurs Niveau Concertiste
1er Prix (unanimité)
Sofia TIAR (France)
2e Prix
Viorica IZVORANU (Roumanie)
3e Prix
Chenzhang ZHOU (Chine)
Prix Spécial Mozart
François SCHWARZENTRUBER (France)
Prix Spécial Bach
Viorica IZVORANU (Roumanie)
AMATEURS VIRTUOSES
Récital
Sofia TIAR (France) et Youzhi YAN (Chine),
Masterclass
François SCHWARZENTRUBER (France)
et Viorica IZVORANU (Roumanie)

Prizes and Rewards

(1) Travel and accommodation costs to be borne by the winner.


1st Prize

A recital in Paris
+ Music chamber course *
in Budapest (1)
*offert par Isabelle Oehmichen

2nd & 3rd Prize

A diploma

Special Prize Amateurs Virtuoses

A recital (1)
at Paris festival
«Les Amateurs Virtuoses»

Special Prize Amateurs Virtuoses

A Masterclass (1)
at Paris festival
«Les Amateurs Virtuoses»

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.