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Excellence program

Maisons-Laffitte 6th  June 2022

Registration deadline :  23 April 2022

Competition rules

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

Auditions: 6th June 2022.
The awards ceremony will take place on 6th June 2022 at the end of the auditions.
Audition dates and times are subject to change

Excellence program


Chenxing HUANG
First Prize Excellence

Competitors to present a programme
lasting a maximum of 20 minutes
comprising 3 or 4 works
from different periods or aesthetics: 

One "Etude"

Choice of a baroque or classical work (without repeats).

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

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

* Contemporary composers accepted

Adès, Anderson, André, Bacri, Beffa, Benjamin, Berio,  Birtwistle, Boucourechliev, Boulez, Bussoti, Cage, Campo, Carter, Castiglioni, Chin, Copland, Crumb, Denisov, Donatoni, Dusapin, Dutilleux, Eötvös, Escaich, Fedele, Filidei, Francesconi, Fujikura, Gagneux, Gaussin, Gervasoni, Hosokawa, Jervik, Kapustin, Kyburtz, Kröll, Kurtág, Hersant, Höller, Holliger, Holt, Jolas, Jolivet, Knussen, Ligeti, Lindberg, Mantovani, Messiaen, Murail, Neuburger, Nicolau, Ohana, de Pablo, Pärt, Pauset,  Penderecki, Saariaho, Saunders, Sciarrino, Stockhausen, Stroppa, Suckling, Takemitsu, Vachi, Volkonski, Xenakis, Zimmerman.

The Jury

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.

Fernando
ROSSANO

President France / Italy

BIOGRAPHY

Gaspard
DEHAENE

France

BIOGRAPHY

Edda
ERLENDSDÓTTIR

Islande

BIOGRAPHY

Anne
LEBOZEC

France

BIOGRAPHY

Gabriella
TORMA

Hongria

BIOGRAPHY

Prizes and Rewards

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


1st Prize

1000€ + 3 recitals (1)
Eglise Américaine (Paris)
Centre Brassens (Le Mesnil-le-Roi )
Château de Paraza (Aude)

2nd Prize

DIPLOMA

3rd Prize

DIPLOMA

Special prizes

Diploma rewarding the exceptional performance of a work

Winners of the 2021 competition


1st Prize

Chenxing HUANG

2nd Prize

Mathis CATHIGNOL

3rd Prize

Inhan KIM

2021 WINNERSADVANCED
1st Prize
Chenxing HUANG (China) – 31 years old
2nd Prize
Mathis CATHIGNOL (France) - 19 years old
3rd Prize
Inhan KIM (South Korea) – 26 years old
Jury Special Prize
Manon RETIF (France)

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.

Lauréats 2021AMATEURS NIVEAU CONCERTISTE
1er Prix
Chenzhang ZHOU (Chine)
2e Prix
Jessica PAPASIDERO (Italie)
3e Prix
Ursina BOEHM (Allemagne)
PRIX SPECIAUX
Prix Spécial Magin
Jessica PAPASIDERO (Italie)
Prix Spécial Liszt
Claire FEDERSPIEL (France)
Prix Spécial du Jury
Claire MEISSNER-BERNARD (France)
Prix Spéciaux AMATEURS VIRTUOSES
Récital
Chenzhang ZHOU (Chine)
Masterclass
Camille BRUNEAU-APPEL (France) et Claire FEDERSPIEL (France)

2021 WINNERSAMATEURS CONCERT PiANIST
1st Prize
Chenzhang ZHOU (China)
2nd Prize
Jessica PAPASIDERO (Italia)
3rd Prize
Ursina BOEHM (Germany)
SPECIAL PRIZES
Magin Special Prize
Jessica PAPASIDERO (Italia)
Liszt Special Prize
Claire FEDERSPIEL (France)
Jury Special Prize
Claire MEISSNER-BERNARD (France)
AMATEURS VIRTUOSES Special Prizes
Recital
Chenzhang ZHOU (China)
Masterclass
Camille BRUNEAU-APPEL (France) et Claire FEDERSPIEL (France)

Lauréats 2021SUPERIEUR
1er Prix
Barbara GOSTIJANOVIC (France) 14 ans
2e Prix
Alicia NIU (France) - 13 ans
3e Prix
Etienne RALL (France) - 13 ans
PRIX SPECIAUX
Prix Spécial Haydn
Guillaume BENOLIEL (France)
Prix Spécial Bach
Etienne RALL (France)
Prix Spécial du Jury
Léo HOANG (France)

2021 WINNERSADVANCED
1st Prize
Barbara GOSTIJANOVIC (France) 14 ans
2nd Prize
Alicia NIU (France) - 13 ans
3rd Prize
Etienne RALL (France) - 13 ans
SPECIAL PRIZES
Haydn Special Prize
Guillaume BENOLIEL (France)
Bach Special Prize
Etienne RALL (France)
Jury Special Prize
Léo HOANG (France)

Lauréats 2021EXCELLENCE
1er Prix
Chenxing HUANG (Chine) – 31 ans
2e Prix
Mathis CATHIGNOL (France) - 19 ans
3e Prix
Inhan KIM (Corée du Sud) – 26 ans
Prix Spécial du Jury
Manon RETIF (France) - 16 ans


Lauréats 2021DIPLÔME DE CONCERT
1er Prix
Youngho PARK (Corée du Sud) – 27 ans
2e Prix
Hyunji KIM (Corée du Sud) - 26 ans
3e Prix
Gabriel DURLIAT (France) – 20 ans
PRIX SPECIAUX
Prix Spécial Musicales de Sarlat
Maria NARODYTSKA (Ukraine)
Prix Spécial Association Chopin Lyon
Hyunji KIM (Corée du Sud)

2021 winnersCONCERT PIANIST
1st Prize
Youngho PARK (South Korea) – 27 years old
2nd Prize
Hyunji KIM (South Korea) – 26 years old
3rd Prize
Gabriel DURLIAT (France) – 20 years old
SPECIAL PRIZES
Musicales de Sarlat Special Prize
Maria NARODYTSKA (Ukraine)
Association Chopin Lyon Special Prize
Hyunji KIM (South Korea)