piano competition of Ile-de-France
For 23 years I More than 3500 candidates I More than 65 nationalities.
The pianist Anne Queffélec © Caroline DOUTRE
In our virtual world, with its glittering allure
of effortless accessibility, mastery of an instrument
like the piano lies in perseverance, reflection and the search
for perfection and beauty, so vital to us all.
Members of the jury are expert pianists
with an outstanding musical reputation
Member of the Jury are chosen by Anne QUEFFELEC.
Their reputation, competence and integrity contribute to maintaining the excellence of this competition.
The winners of the 2023 competition
Ancienne église of Maisons-Laffitte
J.S.Bach: prelude and fugue in G minor BWV 861
Mozart: sonata in B flat Major KV 570
C. Franck: prelude, choral and fugue
Friedman: 2 études Opus 63 No. 1 and 10
Friedman: preludes Opus 80 No 2 and 3
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Price: €20 Reservation at the tourist office: 01 39 62 63 64 or on: concoursdepiano.com
Tickets for the opening Concert on Saturday June 3rd, for the Final of “Concert Pianist“, on Saturday June 10th, and for the auditions during the whole week, are now on sale :
Sunday, March 5, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Free entrance – Free participation
Damien Lemonnier, Winner of the Île-de-France Piano Competition, Adult
Concert Pianist category, will present his recital: “From Franz to
Frédéric…” Works by Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt and Frédéric Chopin
Saint-Merry Church 78 rue Saint-Martin 75004 Paris
Concert - In partnership with the Île-de-France International Piano Competition (Maisons-Laffitte)
Centre social de Soupetard 12 Rue Charles Garnier, 31500 Toulouse,
Pianist Danylo Saienko, originally from Ukraine, a rising piano star, has won many awards in the international compétitions.
He won the 1rst Prize in 2022 in the international Piano Competition of Ile de France.
A magnificent Shigeru Kawaï piano will await the candidates of the next Competition, allowing them to deploy their talents to the full. We are pleased to announce that Carine Daniau-Sinigaglia has confirmed the signature of this very attractive partnership with the Competition, and thanks Anne Queffélec, Honorary President, and Christine Girard, Artistic Director, for setting up this artistic collaboration. #kawaifranceofficial #kawaifrance #shigerukawai #shigerukawaipiano #annequeffelec #concoursinternational
The Lourmarin Laurent-Vibert Foundation will host the Winner of the Concert Pianist Category 2023 in its artists residency for a period of one to four weeks with a grant of €380 per week. Then, He (she) will be invited to perform a recital in 2024 as part of his Summer Music's festival. Thanks to Max MICHELARD for this wonderful partnership. Registration is open on the competition website : concoursdepiano.com
Piano Recital Friday
10th March 2023 - 7.30 pm
The British School of Paris
1, rue de l'Ecluse - 78200 Croissy-sur-Seie
(Doors open from 7pm)
20-years-old Alaa Ouaghlani, winner of the International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France 2022, SUperior Level, will play works by J.S Bach, Beethoven, Chopi, Rachmaninov and Raval.
Olivier BERGER, 57 years old, is an experienced music lover and amateur pianist. He has taken over the management of OPUS YVELINES, the association that has been organising the International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France for the past 23 years, in the exceptional setting of the Parc de Maisons-Laffitte (78).
Under the Honorary Presidency of Anne QUEFFELEC, the Competition welcomes every year 250 pianists of more than thirty nationalities. Alongside the candidates for the prestigious "CONCERT PIANIST DIPLOMA", future international concert artists, pianists of all levels can participate throughout the week in dedicated competition sessions.
The next edition of the Competition will be held from 3 to 10 June 2023 in the concert hall of the Ancienne Église de Maisons-Laffitte, renowned for its excellent acoustics.
For more information, please visit our website: concoursdepiano.com.
2rd Prize of the Ile-de-france International Piano Competition
4 Mazurkas, opus 24
Nocturne en mi majeur, opus 62,
Barcarolle en fa dièse majeur,
12 Etudes, opus 25
The 24rd International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France will be held from 3 to 10 June 2023 in Maisons-Laffitte (Yvelines - France). This prestigious yearly event welcomes 240 candidates from the world's leading music schools. Anne Queffélec, Honorary President, the town of Maisons-Laffitte and numerous partnerships support the Opus Yvelines association, organiser of the competition.
Registration deadline: 23 April 2023.