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Competition: Long Thibaud Crespin Competition (Piano 2019)


The Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition is a piano, violin and singing contest open to young musicians from all over the world.

Founded 75 years ago by two great artists, it is a highlight of the Parisian, French and international season.

Four pioneers of the musical scene are now joining the competition to support future editions: Renaud Capuçon, Martha Argerich & Bertrand Chamayou, Dominique Meyer.

The preselections for the Piano Edition will take place in April 17 to July 1, 2019 in the following cities:

Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, London, Hamburg, Vienna, Moscow, Paris, Oslo and New York.

Candidate Expenses

A €100 registration fee (plus banking fee) is due in full and is non-refundable.

The candidates selected to compete in the semi-finals will get 50% of their travel expenses reimbursed (i.e. up to a maximum of €500 for a round trip to Paris) upon presentation of supporting documents.

Best known laureates

Piano : Samson François (1943), Aldo Ciccolini (1949), Peter Frankl (1957), Elisabeth Leonskaïa (1965), Jean-Philippe Collard and Brigitte Engerer (1969), Midori Nohara (1992), Bertrand Chamayou (2001)

For more information visit their website.

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Deadline17 Mar 2019
Finals07 - 16 Nov 2019
WhereParis, France
Age groupsUp to 30 years old