Excellence program

Maisons-Laffitte from 10th to 11th june 2019

Competition rules

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

Auditions: 10th - 11th June 2019.
Prize-giving: 11th June 2019 (or 10th June at night)
at the end of the auditions.
Dates and time schedules subject to change

  • Concours de piano 2018-Excellence
  • Concours de piano 2018-Excellence
  • Concours de piano 2018-Excellence
  • Concours de piano 2018-Excellence
  • Concours de piano 2018-Excellence

Excellence program


Premier Prix Excellence : An Chi MAI
Feux Follets de Liszt

Competitors present a programme
lasting a maximum of 20 minutes
comprising of 3 or 4 pieces:

One "étude"

To be chosen: a baroque or classical work (without repeats).

A romantic and/or modern and/or contemporary work.*

* Contemporary composers accepted

Thomas Ades, 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, 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 2019

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.

Jacqueline
BOURGES-MAUNOURY

President of the jury

biography

Gaspard
DEHAENE

France

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David
VIOLI

France / Italia

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Victoria
SHERESHEVSKAYA

France / Russia

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Károly
MOCSÁRI

Hongria

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Winners of the 2018 competition


Lauréats 2018Niveau Excellence
1st Prize
An-Chi MAI (Taïwan) 16 years old
2nd Prize
Van HO KHANH (Vietnam) 15 years old
3rd Prize
Yu-Ting WENG (Taïwan) 18 years old
Special Prize Kaputsin
Xinjie LUO (China) 22 years old

Prizes and Rewards

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


1st Prize

700€ + a recital (1)
at l’Eglise Américaine (Paris)
the 9th february 2020 

2nd Prize

400€

3rd Prize

200€

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.