3rd - 10th June 2023
in Maisons Laffitte (near Paris)

24th International
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

Anne Queffélec

Honorary President
(…) This is more than just a “competitive” event. The Competition
presents a rare educational and artistic opportunity of great value.
Young musicians, participating across a breadth of levels rarely seen
in competitions, from “Beginner” to “Concert Pianist”, have the opportunity to perform, to be artistically engaged.(…).

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.

Abdel Rahman EL BACHA

Nicolas STAVY

Nicolas STAVY

President of the Jury "Concert Pianist" - 2021


President of the Jury "Concert Pianist" - 2019

Opus Yvelines

An international competition
organized by passionate volunteers
of the Opus Yvelines association

Opus Yvelines was created as a 1901 French law association at the instigation of René Girard and his daughter Christine and Anne Queffélec is its Honorary President.

Write us : Opus Yvelines – BP 70003 – 78600 Maisons-Laffitte

In an exceptional environment
Maisons-Laffitte near Paris

l'Ancienne Église

During the renovation of the Salle Malesherbes, the competition will be held in the old church located on the Place de la vieille Eglise next to the chateau in Maisons-Laffitte.

Acces map

The winners of the 2022 competition

1st Prize
Concert Pianist
Danylo SAÏENKO - 31 years old (Ukraine)


2nd Prize
Concert Pianist
Diana COOPER - 24 years old (France)


3e Prize
Concert Pianist
Shu UMEZAKI - 25 years old (Japan)


First Prize
Ngoc Nam Anh BUI


First Prize


First Prize Amateur
Concert Pianist
Damien LEMONNIER (France)


Competition news

International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France

Olivier BERGER, new President of the International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France

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.

Saturday 10th December 2022 - 7 p.m.

Danylo Saïenko Concert
Winner of the International Piano Competition of Ile de France

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Salle Molière - 3rd December 2022 in Lyon - 8 p.m.

Hyndji Kim
F. Chopin Association in Lyon

Hyunji KIM

2rd Prize of the Ile-de-france International Piano Competition 


4 Mazurkas, opus 24
Nocturne en mi majeur, opus 62,
number 2
Barcarolle en fa dièse majeur,
opus 60

12 Etudes, opus 25


SUNDAY 22 MAY - at 16 o'clock

Recital by Chenxing HUANG - American Church of Paris

Recital du 1st prize excellence  2021
Chenxing HUANG.

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Along with the Alink-Argerich Foundation of which it is a member, the International Piano Competition of Ile de France condemns the war against the Ukrainian people.
For 22 years, the competition has welcomed more than 200 candidates from all over the world, without any discrimination regarding nationality, gender or religion, but with the firm belief that music is a universal language and a vehicle for peace.
The Competition Committee expresses its warmest and most supportive thoughts to the Ukrainian musicians who are enduring this tragedy. As a sign of solidarity, candidates of Ukrainian nationality will be exempted from the registration fee for the June 2022 session.
May music connect people in a universal community centred on beauty.

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International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France

Call for applications 2022

The 24rd International Piano Competition of Ile-de-France will be held from 3 to 10 June 2022 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.

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April 29, 2022 19:30

Recital by Barbara GOSTIJANOVIC - Paris

January 30, 2022 16:00

Recital by Youngho Park - Pamiers

Winner of the 22nd International piano competiton of Ile de France 

True to its commitment to young artists, Pro Musica invites each year the 1st Prize of this competition of which it is a partner.

An international jury, composed of five renowned pianists chosen by Anne Queffelec, has dinstinguished among the 8 finalists the South Korean Youngho Park already holder of numerous awards and half 2021 finalist in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Competition.

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4 February 2022 at 20:00

Recital by Youngho Park - Centre Soupetard of Toulouse

In partnership with the Ile de France International Piano Competition (Maisons-Laffitte) pianist Youngho Park, from South Korea, is a rising star in the piano world. At the age of 28, he has already won numerous international prizes, the obligatory milestones of a concert artist's training.

The progamme includes works by Félix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy et Franz Liszt.


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Le 13 février 2022 – 17h30

Recital by Hyunji KIM - American Church of Paris

2nd Prize of the Ile de France International Piano Competition 2021

Programme :
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata in E minor, Op. 90 N°27

Claude Debussy
Etudes Livre II :

  1. Pour les sonorités opposées
  2. Pour les arpèges composés

Frédéric Chopin
12 Etudes Op. 25

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