In 14 years, the International Piano Competition of Lyon (France) has attracted about 700 competitors from nearly 50 countries. It is a wonderful festival of concerts and master class at the heart of the City of Lyon. On the banks of the Rhône River, Lyon is one of the largest and oldest cities of France, with a rich cultural and economic life. The Competition is a member of the Alink Argerich network.

Edition 2023


A week of classical festival at the heart of Lyon; a Competition Prize Money of 15,000€.

Orchestra

Presentation of the Orchestra and accompanists for finalists.

Concertos

List of Set Works for the Final.

Rules

Rules & Regulations.

Accommodations

Homstay accommodations can be offered.

Register

Online or mail registration

Our Team

About the organizers.

Sponsors

Our generous business partners.

2021 Edition

Video and laureats of the 2021 edition.

Edition 2022

Winners of 2022 edition

2019 edition

All results, photos, winners of 2019 edition.

2018 edition

All results, photos, winners of 2018 edition.

Previous editions

Results historic and jurys over time.

Videos

All the videos of the contest

2022 competition program


First round online: Free program from 15-20 min, including an original piece of J.S.Bach and a virtuoso study. Complete with one or more pieces of your choice. Send your performance via Youtube video link (or any other streaming platform). Please see regulations paragraph 10 about the 1st round online, and read carefully the entire rules.

Semi-Final: Free program from 22 to 25 minutes. It is possible to include one of the works recorded for the 1st round in the program of the Semi-Final or Final-Recital.

Final-Recital: Free program of 45-55 minutes, composed of works of the candidate's choice, different from the previous rounds. Mandatory including a work by Alexandre Scriabin, the mandatory following work: piano sonata in A minor of Alexey Shor (arr. by Mikhail Pletnev) (you can also download the partition in the "new" section) and the 1st movement of the concerto that the candidate has chosen for his performance (among the list of concertos proposed by Artistic Direction of competition). For this test, the candidate will be accompanied on the second piano by a professional accompanist - Mr. Nobuyoshi Shima or M. Pavel Kachnov, laureat of the first prize of the 2017 edition of the Lyon international piano contest.

Final-Concerto: The Concerto presented by the laureats, this time played in full with Symphonic Orchestra or accopagnied with a second piano in case of the unavailability of the orchestra due to the sanitary context.

Rules 2023


Due to the health situation, the Artistic Direction has decided to:
- The 1st round of the Competition directly online by YouTube link. (See paragraph 10 "Rules of the First Round Online" below).
- Without pre-selection (for the 2023 edition) !

1. The Lyon International Piano Competition (CIPL) is organized by the association Grand Prix International de Piano de Lyon (GPIPL), which is a non-profit association "Law 1901".

2. The CIPL is open to pianists of any nationality, aged between 16 and 35 at the beginning of the competition.

3. Registration is open from 1 January 2023.

4. The deadline for registration, sending the complete file and the Youtube link of the First round is set for April 1, 2023 midnight.

5. Registration:
online at www.gpipl.fr
by email to: email: eganian@gpipl.fr accompanied by the complete file (see the list below) and the YouTube link of the 1st round.
The following documents should be attached to this file (before midnight on 1 April 2023):
- The registration form to download; http://www.gpipl.fr, to be completed in capital letters
- A CV in English and French of 10 lines maximum (PDF format) - A high definition photo (jpeg format of 4 MB maximum)
- A photocopy of the passport (PDF format)

- The complete program of all the tests, with timing of each work (PDF format)
- Proof of payment of the registration fee of 120 € (PDF format) Important: Indicate the candidate's name for each payment method!
- The Youtube link of the 1st round.

6. Bank charges shall be borne by the candidates.

7. The registration fee of 120 € must be paid :
- or by international transfer to the bank account whose references are indicated below :
Crédit Mutuel 34 Wacken Street
67482 Strasbourg (France)
IBAN code: FR76 1027 8073 1200 0205 8310 119
SWIFT code (BIC): CMCIFR2A
Beneficiary: Grand Prix International de Piano de Lyon
- or by PayPal 125 € (fees PayPal included) on the site www.gpipl.fr
- or by cheque payable to the GPIPL (for French residents only).

8. The application will only be accepted and confirmed after receipt of payment of the registration fee.

9. The registration fee will not be refunded or deferred for any reason.

10. Rules of the First Round (online) to read carefully:
- Free program of 15 to 20 minutes maximum, necessarily including an original work by J.S. Bach and a virtuoso study. The program can be completed by one or more works of the candidate's choice!
Careful :
- the video must be recorded in 2022 or 2023 especially for the Lyon International Piano Competition.
- The video must be sent as a single link without breaks, such as a live performance. The face and hands must be visible at the same angle and without special effects such as zooms and others;
- A Youtube link is perfect, however it is the responsibility of the candidate to check that this link is available online from the registration and until the announcement of the results of the 1st round.
- Given the current circumstances, recordings can be made on an upright piano, with a smartphone. Candidates will not be penalized by the quality of their instrument or recording.
- Warning : if the link is not sent by midnight on April 1st at the latest, the candidate is automatically disqualified and his registration fee is not refunded.
- The results of the 1st round will be announced on 7 April 2023 on the www.gpipl.fr website to give the semi-finalists enough time to prepare their trip to Lyon.

11. Rules of the Semi-Final : the Semi-Final will take place on 5 and 6 July 2023 at the Palais de Mutualité, Salle Edouard Herriot de Lyon 1 place Antonin Jutard 69003 Lyon. Free program of 22-25 minutes that can contain a work of the 1st round.

12. Rules of the Final - Recital.
6 or 7 finalists. Free program of 45-50 minutes, composed of works different from the previous rounds and necessarily including one or more works by Spanish composers and the 1st movement of the concerto that the candidate has chosen for his performance in the list of concertos proposed for the year 2023. For this event, the candidate will be accompanied on the second piano by Mr. Nobuyoshi Shima.

13. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the candidates, however for all semi-finalists who so wish, there is a possibility of accommodation with host families, depending on availability. It's a free service! To benefit from it, please contact Ms. Hélène Balligand, coordinator of the host families network by email: helene.balligand@gmail.com copy: eganian@gpipl.fr As the number of accommodations is limited, requests will be processed within the limits of availability.

14. All entrants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who will be fully responsible for the minor throughout the Contest period. If the adult is not one of the candidate's parents, a signed parental authorization must be attached to the registration file.

15. All candidates who participate in the Semi-Final will receive a semi-finalist diploma on stage, at the end of their performances.

16. The Competition management reserves the right to request additional information from any candidate.

17. Candidates have the possibility to change their Semi-Final and Finals programs until May 1, 2023 at the latest.

18. The timing of each work is mandatory!

19. The jury reserves the right to shorten a candidate's performance if the timing provided for the test is exceeded. 15. All candidates who participate in the Semi-Final will receive a semi-finalist diploma on stage, at the end of their performances.

20. The jury is composed of internationally renowned musicians: concert pianists, pedagogues, conductors, artistic agents, producers, etc.

21. If a candidate is a student of one of the members of the jury, the member of the jury may not vote for him. 22. The names of the candidate's teachers are not mentioned in the programme for the jury.

23. The jury alone is competent to decide whether or not to award the prizes, with the exception of the People's Choice Award.

24. The decisions of the Jury are final.

25. In the event of a tie, the jury shall hold a second vote; The jury's vote is transparent, displayed and visible to all.

26. All events are open to the public, subject to availability.

27. In case of withdrawal, candidates are requested to notify the management of the Competition by email to: kouznetsov@gpipl.fr copy: helene.balligand@gmail.com eganian@gpipl.fr

28. Interpretation from memory is mandatory, except for pieces of contemporary writing, provided that the candidate's request is accepted by the artistic direction of the Competition. This request must be sent by email to eganian@gpipl.fr

29. Candidates may include in their Semi-Final or Final-Recital programs one of the works they have recorded for the 1st round.

30. Participants are solely responsible for visa applications; a letter of invitation to the Competition may be provided upon request. The visa application must be addressed to the consulate concerned.

31. The GPIPL association, organizer of the contest, has a "Civil Liability" insurance that covers the costs in case of incidents or accidents occurred to participants during the contest period, but this insurance does not cover in any case parents or accompanying persons. Candidates are advised to check their personal insurance contract as well as that of accompanying persons in order to cover risks outside the Competition.

32. Candidates are required to make themselves available for any interview, video or promotional ²is mandatory.

33. Candidates assign to the organizer of the Contest, all recording, broadcasting and recording rights of all kinds, for an indefinite period, made during the Contest. Applicants consent to further uses of the recording of these benefits. Participation in the Competition implies the agreement of all candidates.

34. A copy of the registration may be given to candidates who have previously provided a minimum USB key of 16 GB.

35. By submitting his entry, the candidate subscribes to the rules of the Contest.

36. Failure to comply with one or more rules of this Regulation entails the disqualification of the candidate. This decision cannot be appealed.

37. In the event of discrepancies between the translations, only the wording of the Rules in French shall prevail.

38. These Regulations are subject to change without notice.

Planning - 2022


Candidates from all over the world, aged between 17 and 35, will compete for the 2022 edition. The course of the event will be structured in three phases.

1) Before Thursday April 1, 2022 for the 1st round, the candidates sent their registration file including the recording on YouTube link of a virtuoso study and an original work by JS Bach, completed by works by their choice. Total of 15 to 20 minutes maximum. The results of this first round will be published on April 7.

2) At the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Lyon (4, montée Cardinal Decourtray - Lyon 5th)

July 4: - 2.p.m.: reception of the candidates of the 13th International Piano Competition of Lyon
- 7.30 p.m. .: The Opening concert given by Yuri Bogdanov, President of the Jury, in the Debussy room

July 5 - 6: -9 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Semi-final Salle Debussy. The successful candidates propose their program (from 22 to 25 minutes) which can use one of the works recorded for the first round

July 7: -9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Final-Recital:
The 8 selected candidates will present a free program of 45-55 minutes including obligatorily one work of Alexandre Scriabin, the mandatory work
Sonata for piano in A minor Alexey Shor and the 1st movement of the concerto that the candidate has chosen for his performance, (among the list of concertos proposed by Artistic Direction of competition). For this test, the candidate will be accompanied on the second piano by a professional accompanist - Mr. Nobuyoshi Shima or M. Pavel Kachnov, laureat of the first prize of the 2017 edition of the Lyon international piano contest.

-4pm to 4.45pm: Deliberations and announcement of the three winners for the Gala evening the next day

-6pm: The concert given by the Artistic Directors of the Lyon International Competition, Yolande Kouznetsov and Svetlana Eganian and by a Spanish candidate of the Maria Canals competition in Barcelona as part of a partnership between the two Competitions

3) At the Lyon Labor Exchange – Albert Thomas hall (205 Place Guichard - Lyon 3ème)

July 8: - 7:30 p.m. .: La Finale-concerto
-The Gala evening during which the three winners selected the day before play the full concerto they prepared, accompanied by the BRYANSK Governorate Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Edward Ambartsumyan or accompanied on the 2nd piano by Nobuyoshi Shima (or Pavel Kachnov)

-Voting for the “Audience Award”. The public vote is transparent, displayed and visible to all.

-The Jury's deliberation with an equally transparent vote, announced on stage. During this final deliberation, singer Chrystelle Di Marco-Soccoja will perform.

-The Award ceremony and the closing cocktail reserved for VIPs, members of the jury, host families and candidates.

Jury 2022


Welcome by the Founder

I would like to welcome our jury members, all of them distinguished musicians, who take on a great responsibility. They gather for this task, which is so delicate, with the experience of having run international competitions in their own countries. However difficult, this task brings moments of pure delight to all of us, who are passionate about discovering new musical talents.
- Svetlana Eganian, Founder & Artistic Director


President of the jury

Youri Bogdanov (Russia)

Yuri Bogdanov is a professor at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow, concert performer, Honoré artist of Russia, Steinway artist. He is one of the most gifted pianists of our time. He has received wide international recognition, primarily as a performer of the music of J.S.Bach, F.Schubert and A.Scriabin. In 1996, His recording of sonatas and pieces by F.Schubert was recognized by the Viennese F.Schubert Institute as the best Schubert records in the world, season 1995/1996. He graduated from Moscow State Conservatory P.I.Tchaikovsky with prof.A.Artobolevskaya, prof.A.Mndoyants, prof.A.Nasedkin, prof.T.Nikolaeva and prof.M. Voskresensky. Yury Bogdanov has received several prizes and laureate grades at major international competitions: Leipzig, Dortmund, Hamburg Vienna, Calgary, Kitzingen, Pyongyang, Sydney. In 1992 he received the 1st A.Scriabin scholarship. In the Scriabin House-Museum in Moscow, Yuri Bogdanov performed his first solo recital in 1989. Since then, the pianist has performed in concert in Russia and in many countries. He is the soloist of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic Society. His repertoire includes solos, chamber music and concertos for piano and orchestra. He has recorded ten CDs. His students have won numerous prizes in many international piano competitions. He has participated as a jury member in numerous international competitions. He directed the international organization “Ecology of Culture” and the international piano festival “Art evenings around Moscow” and the international festival “Musical Krasnogorsk”.

International Jury

Svetlana Eganian (France)

Svetlana Eganian trained at the Tchaikovsky Higher Conservatory in Moscow with prestigious teachers such as Bella Davidovitch and Zinaïda Ignatieva, disciple of Samuel Feinberg, contemporary and friend of Alexander Scriabin. Winner of four first Prizes (Soloist-concertist, Chamber player, Pedagogue, and Accompanist-partner of opera singers) awarded by a jury composed of eminent members of the Russian School: Tatiana Nicolaeva, Dmitri Bashkirov, Evgueni Malinin, Lev Naoumov and Sergeÿ Dorenski, she moved to France and since 1981 has been teaching at the CNSMD in Lyon.

Giuliano Adorno (Italia)

Giuliano Adorno, graduated in Piano under the direction of Maestro Antonio Di Cristofano, specialized in Paris at the Ecole Normale “A. Cortot” and later in Madrid with maestro Leonel Morales. He has obtained prizes and distinctions in more than 30 national and international piano competitions, in Italy, Spain and other European countries. He has given concerts for Italian and foreign institutions and has performed in renowned halls. His latest appearances include a tour of Japan and a concert at Warsaw's Lazienki Park for the Chopin Society. His repertoire includes many authors, works for piano, chamber music and concertos for piano and orchestra: Mozart, Gerschwin, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven Liszt, among others. Since 2012 he has been artistic director of the Orbetello Piano Festival and since 2017 he is the founder and artistic director of the Orbetello International Piano Competition.

Philippe Raskin (Belgian)

The interpretations of Belgian pianist Philippe Raskin are described as “generous and committed” (MDM-La libre Belgique). His game shows “impressive confidence” (JK, Mundo Classico). He studied at the Royal Queen Elizabeth Music Chapel in Brussels and at the “Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia” in Madrid, with teachers such as J.-C. Van den Eynden, D. Bashkirov and E. Krasovsky. Winner of several international competitions such as the Lyon International Piano Competition or Madrid's "Spanish Composers", he is regularly invited to play as a soloist or with an orchestra. He is also Founder and Artistic Director of the “César Franck International Piano Competition” in Brussels.

Alvaro Teixeira Lopes (Portugal)

Born in Porto, he completed his “Advanced piano course” at the Conservatory of Porto in 1981. He studied with Isabel Rocha and Helena Sà e Costa, then at the National Conservatory of Lisbon with Jorge Moyano. Fellow of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Austrian Government and the Secretary of State for Culture, he continued his studies in Wien and then in Paris. He won numerous awards and had a long national and international career as a soloist and chamber musician. He was often invited to play in the biggest festivals in Portugal, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Malta, Spain and Great Britain. Brittany. He heads the "Santa Cecilia International Piano Competition" in Porto, Portugal, which will celebrate its XXII edition in 2020.

Florian Koltun (Germany)

German pianist and music director Florian Koltun studied at the Universities of Music in Cologne and Trossingen with Prof. Ilja Scheps and Tomislav Baynov. He also had Masterclasses with prestigious professors like B. L. Gelber or G. Rosenberg. His active concert work began at the age of 14 when he was already making a name for himself by winning several first prizes at the German Jugend Musiziert competition as well as at the National Bach Competition in Köthen. He is laureate of several international piano competitions. Florian Koltun is regularly invited to various well-known concert venues in Europe and Asia.As a soloist, he has appeared with many famous orchestras, among them the Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonieorchester Aachen, Kammerphilharmonie St. Petersburg, Zagreb Soloists , Berliner Camerata under the direction of celebrity chefs. Florian Koltun is the founder and artistic director of the international piano festival in Geilenkirchen, Germany. He is often invited as a jury member in numerous international piano competitions. From 2015 to 2017 he taught piano at the Cologne University of Music.

Hervé Billaut (France)

Born in Villefranche-sur-Saône , Hervé Billaud entered the Lyon Conservatory at the age of ten. He continued his studies at the Paris Conservatory, where he studied in classes with Germaine Mounier (piano), Jean Hubeau (chamber music), Jeanine Rueff and Bernard de Crépy (writing). Hervé Billaut won a Grand Prix at the “Marguerite Long Competition” (1983), and distinguished himself in many international competitions. He has performed in France (Salle Pleyel, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées), Spain (Teatro Real de Madrid), and on all continents, particularly in South America and Asia. He has collaborated with the choreographers Jean-Christophe Maillot, John Neumeier and Roland Petit as a soloist with the Ballets de Monte Carlo and performs regularly at the Festival de La Roque-d'Anthéron, in Granada, Paris, Toulouse and at La Folle Journée de Nantes. He is artistic director of the Rendez-vous de Rochebonne.

Paolo Francese (Italia)

Paolo Francese began studying the piano at the age of seven. He entered the Italian State Conservatories where he obtained his Magna cum laude diploma in piano. He attended piano masterclasses with renowned artists and obtained the doctorate in piano performance with highest marks, honors and special mention. Winner of several national and international piano competitions, Paolo Francese began a brilliant career as a concert performer very early on, both as a soloist and in various chamber music ensembles, in Italy and abroad. Also regularly invited by prestigious theaters, music festivals to perform with orchestra, he has managed over the years to establish excellent relationships with musicians, musical associations and institutions all over the world. He is frequently invited to participate as a jury in national and international piano competitions. He is promoter and artistic director of the International Piano Festival “PianoSolo”, and of the Querceto International Piano Festival & Masterclasses in Tuscany (Italy). Also involved in the dissemination of new music, he participated in some early performances of contemporary works. He teaches piano in Italian state music schools and organizes piano masterclasses for musical institutions and organizations around the world.

Accommodation


Host family (free of charges)

After you have succeeded the first round online, you have the opportunity to stay at host family in Lyon. Please contact first Mme Eganian (eganian@gpipl.fr), and after Mme Balligand, our host family manager (helene.balligand@gmail.com).
The applicant will be host according to availability.

Hostel

- Auberge de jeunesse HI (hostelling international)
41 montée Chemin neuf, 69005 Lyon
+33 (0)4 78 15 05 50

- Centre international de séjour de Lyon (international youth hostel of Lyon)
103 Bd des Etats Unis, 69008 Lyon
+33 (0)4 37 90 42 42

Hotel

Hôtel Axotel Lyon Perrache
12 Rue Marc-Antoine Petit, 69002 Lyon
tel : +33 (0)4 72 77 70 70

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Our team


Svetlana EGANIAN

President and artistic director - general organisation

Yolande GALLAY-KOUZNETSOV

Co-director - practice rooms scheduling - candidates presentation to the jury

Jérôme BROSSETTE

Vice president

Pascal CHÉRON

Treasurer and technical and audiovisual management

Françoise CHAILLOL

Financial director and accountant

André Cuerq

Logistic and organisation - general ressources management - safety management

Jean-Jacques KARAGUEUZIAN

Donor and press management

Jacqueline CHEVALIER

Secretary in charge of communication and of the relashionship with festivals and medias

Christian RORDORF

Audio recording

Hélène BALLIGAND

Host families management

Pierre-Michel BRUNEL

Graphic design and infography

Jean-Noël REGNIER

Programs formatting and redaction

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Concertos


Candidates can choose one of the following works for their Final:


J.S.Bach concerto in D minor BWV 1052

J.S.Bach concerto in F minor BWV 1056

J.S.Bach concerto in A major BWV 1055

W.A.Mozart concerto n°23 K488 in A major 

L.V.Beethoven concerto op.15 n°1 in C major

L.V.Beethoven concerto op.37 n°3 in C minor

F.Chopin concerto op.11 n°1 in E minor

F.Chopin concerto op.21 n°2 in F minor

Ensemble « Les Virtuoses »

Vadim Tchijik, violon solo et direction


L’ensemble « Les Virtuoses » a été créé en 2011 par le violoniste Vadim Tchijik. C’est une formation à cordes constituée de musiciens concertistes de très haut niveau. Depuis sa création, l’ensemble donne de nombreux concerts et participe à des festivals en France et à l’étranger : Festival International de Musique d’Hyères, Auvers sur Oise, Nancyphonies, Jeudis Musicaux à Royan, Richelieu, L’Eure Poétique et Musicale, Prima La Musica à Vincennes, Musée de Grenoble, Les Musicales de Saint-Martin, Les Heures Musicales de Binic, Automne Musical de Taverny…

L’effectif de l’ensemble permet d’aborder un répertoire varié allant de la musique baroque à nos jours. L’ensemble se produit aux cotés des solistes comme Anne Queffélec, Marielle Nordmann, Thierry Caëns et Philippe Bernold, mais aussi avec la comédienne Fanny Cottençon. Ses concerts reçoivent toujours le meilleur accueil du public et de la presse dans le monde entier.

Un CD consacré aux Quatre Saisons de Vivaldi paraîtra chez « NovAntiqua Records » en 2023

List of 2023 concertos

J.S.Bach concerto in D minor BWV 1052

J.S.Bach concerto in F minor BWV 1056

J.S.Bach concerto in A major BWV 1055

W.A.Mozart concerto n°23 K488 in A major 

L.V.Beethoven concerto op.15 n°1 in C major

L.V.Beethoven concerto op.37 n°3 in C minor

F.Chopin concerto op.11 n°1 in E minor

F.Chopin concerto op.21 n°2 in F minor

Nobutoshi Shima (Japan - France) - pianiste accompagnateur du concours

Born in Hokkaido in Japan, he mainly studied composition up to the doctorate at the National University of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo (Géïdaï faculty). He perfected his piano skills in the accompaniment class of Michel Tranchant at the CNSMD in Lyon and obtained his DNESM (National Diploma of Higher Musical Studies) in Accompaniment in 2007. Currently, Nobuyoshi SHIMA is a composer; accompanist for Françoise Pollet's singing class and Jean-Philippe Amy's Atelier Lyrique at the CNSMD in Lyon, musical director and vocal coach at the Pôle Lyrique d'Excellence de Cécile De Boever, vocal coach at the Center de la Voix Rhône-Alpes, editor-translator at Nihongakufu-Shuppansha (Tokyo music publishing company). Each year, he accompanies the candidates of the Lyon International Piano Competition during the Finale-Recital for the 1st movement of the chosen Concertos.

Awards granted for 2022 edition


1st award - 5000€

2nd award - 2500€

3rd award - 1500€ - Offered by Madam Geneviève Baud

4th award - 750€ - Jean-Paul Sevilla prize (French pianist and concertist)

5th award - 500€ - Offered by Offert par Jacqueline Chevalier et André Cuerq

6th award - 300€ - Offered by Offert par Jérôme Brossette

Public award : gift

Alexandre Scriabine prize : 300€ - Prize Svetlana Eganian

Special prize for the best interpretation of Alexey Shor's sonata for piano in A minor (arr. by Mikhail Pletnev): 2000 €

Retrospective of winners


2017

1er prix et prix du public Pavel Kachnov (Ukraine)
2ème prix Daniil Kazakov (Russia)
3ème prix Shogher Hovhannisyan (Armenia)
Prix Scriabine Junichi Ito (Japan)

2016

1er prix Leonel Morales-Herrero (Spain)
2ème prix Caterina Grewe (Germany)
3ème prix et prix du public : Bruno Vlahek (Croatia)
Prix Scriabine : Artavazd Hambaryan (Armenia)

2015

1er prix et prix du public Wataru Hisasue (Japan)
2ème prix et prix Scriabine Ronaldo Rolim (Brazil)
3ème prix Yeontaek Oh (Korea)

2014

1er prix Pavel Yeletskiy (Byelorussia)
2ème prix et prix du public Min-Jun Kim (Korea)
3ème prix ex aequo Igor Andreev (Russia)
3ème prix ex aequo Jin Ishimura (Japan)

2013

1er prix Evgeny Starodubtsev (Russia)
2ème prix et prix du public Alexander Yakovlev (Russia)
3ème prix Jean-Paul Gasparian (France)

2012

1er prix Alessandro Tardino (Italia)
2ème prix Philippe Raskin (Belgium)
3ème prix et prix du public Anna Fedorova (Ukraine)

2011

1er prix Akihiro Sakiyia (Japan)
2ème prix Yedam Kim (Korea)
3ème prix et prix du public Fiorenzo Pascalucci (Italia)

2010

1er prix Dan Zuili (Israel)
2ème prix ex æquo Rena Yoshihara (Japan)
2ème prix ex aequo et Prix du public Damien Bossy (Belgium)
3ème prix ex æquo Yuka Fujii (Japan)
3ème prix ex æquo Nicolas Horvath (Monaco)

2009

1er prix Jean-Vianney Zenati (France)
2ème prix Jahana Chiharu (Japan)
3ème prix Lin Chia-Hung (Taiwan)
Prix du public Jahana Chiharu (Japan)

Jury over time


2017

Vincenzo BALZANI (Italia, president of the jury)
Nicolas HORVATH (Monaco-France)
Philippe RASKIN (Belgium)
Albert MAMRIEV (Israel)
Edward AMBARTSUMYAN (Armenia) Yuri BOGDANOV (Russia)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)

2016

Dmitri BASHKIROV (Russia, president of the jury)
Michele DELLA VENTURA (Italia)
Nigara AKCHMEDOVA (Uzbekistan, Russia)
AMRIEV (Israel)
Eduard AMBARTSUMYAN (Armenia)
Philippe RASKIN (Belgium)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)

2015

Marie-Catherine GIROD (France, president of the jury)
Vincenzo BALZANI (Italia)
Tatiana ZELIKMAN (Russia)
Albert MAMRIEV (Israel)
Philippe RASKIN (Belgium)
Gilead MISHORY (Germany)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)

2014

Michel DALBERTO (France, president of the jury)
Akemi YAMAMOTO-ALINK (Japan / Dutch)
Alain LOMPECH (France)
Elena ROSANOVA (Russia)
Philippe RASKIN (Belgium)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)
Thomas HERBUT (Pologne)

2013

Christian IVALDI (France, president of the jury)
Philip de la CROIX (France)
François-Frédérique GUY (France)
Alain JACQUON (France)
Vincenzo BALZANI (Italia)
Gilead MISHORY (Germany)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)

2012

Jacques ROUVIER (France, president of the jury)
Christian IVALDI (France)
Hervé N'KAOUA (France)
Muza RUBACKYTE (Lituania)
Serguei MILSTEIN (Russia)
Luba AROUTIOUNIAN (Belgium)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)

2011

Alexander PALEY (USA, president of the jury)
Marie-Catherine GIROD (France)
Grégory BEER (Poland)
Serguei MILSTEIN (Russia)
Luba AROUTIOUNIAN (Belgium)
Yanka HEKIMOVA (Bulgaria)
Svetlana EGANIAN (France)
Ying Ming QIN (China)

2010

Svetlana EGANIAN (France, president of the jury)
Grégory BEER (Pologne)
Serguei MILSTEIN (Russia)
Yanka HEKIMOVA (Bulgarie)
Muza RUBACKYTE (Lituania, Suisse)
Luba AROUTIOUNIAN (Belgium)
Catherine ALEXANDRE (France)
Prosper TEBOUL (France)

2009

Svetlana EGANIAN (France, president of the jury)
Catherine ALEXANDRE (France)
Serguei MILSTEIN (Russia)
Tamayo IKEDA (Japan)
Luba AROUTIOUNIAN (Belgium)

Practical informations for 2022



Opening concert given by Yuri Bogdanov on Monday 4th of July 2022 at 7.30p.m, room Debussy, District conservatory of Lyon, 4 montée Cardinal Decourtray - 69005 LYON

Romantic program:
Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue - J.S Bach
Carnival Op.9 - R. Schumann
Five preludes - Y. Bogdanov


Finale recital: Thursday 7th of July 2022, from 9a.m to 4p.m le jeudi 7 juillet 2022 de 9h à 16h room Debussy, District conservatory of Lyon, 4 montée Cardinal Decourtray - 69005 LYON



Concert of the artistic director of the competition Svetlana Eganian and Yolande Kouznetsov, thursday 7th July 2022 at 6p.m (first part) , Room Debussy, District conservatory of Lyon, 4 montée Cardinal Decourtray - 69005 LYON.

Rachmaninov's Suite for Two Pianos, n°1 op.5 and n°2 op.17


Concert of guest pianist, Laureat of the Barcelona Maria Canals piano competition in a context of a partnership : thursday 7th July 2022 at 6p.m (second part)
Room Debussy, District conservatory of Lyon, 4 montée Cardinal Decourtray - 69005 LYON.


Gala evening with the final concerto of the three laureats and lyrical song, all accompagnied by the Bryansk Orchestra or by a second piano if the orchestra would be unavailable for sanitary reason, on Friday 8th of July 2022 at 9.30p.m at the room Albert Thomas, Bourse du Travail de Lyon – 205 place Guichard Lyon 5ème

2020 press file


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Press articles



Videos of 2021 edition

Presentation video of the previous edition

1st prize Mariamna SHERLING - Norway

2nd prize Anna LEYERER - Russia

3rd prize Ji-Hyang GWAK - South Korea

2021 youtube channel of GPIPL

Videos of 2019 edition

Introduction of 2019 edition

1st prize – Yeon Min Park

Home video kindly granted and produced by Vadon familie who has welcomed the first prizewinner of 2019 edition.


Videos of 2018 edition

Introduction of 2018 edition

1st price Elizaveta Kliuchereva

2nd price Konstantin Khachikyan

3rd price Young Sun Choi

France 3 reportage


Videos of 2015 edition

Introduction of 2015 edition


Videos of 2014 edition

1st price Pavel Yeletskiy

2nd price Min Jun Kim

3rd price ex aequo Igor Andreev

3rd price ex aequo Jun Ishimura


Videos 2013 edition

France 3 reportage


Videos of 2011 edition

Introduction of 2011 edition

Presentation video of the last edition

Presentation video of the previous edition

2021 Laureats

1e prize Mariamna SHERLING (N°19)- Norway
2e prize Anna LEYERER (N°3) - Russia
3e prize Ji-Hyang GWAK (N°6) - South Korea
4e prize Jaeyoung LEE (N°20) - South Korea
5e prize Jeongro PARK (N°36) - South Korea
6e prize Gihoon YOON (N°14) - South Korea

Special prizes

Scriabine prize : Mariamna SHERLING
The favorite of KNS classical (disc record) : Mariamna SHERLING
The favorite fo Lyon Chopin association (concerts commitment) : Ji-Hyang GWAK - South Korea
Concert commitment with our parrtner "le Festival Sand Chopin at La Seyne sur Mer" and the festival "Nouveaux Talents de Villers sur Mer".

Poster of 2022 edition


Results 2018


  1. 1st prize and public award: Elizaveta Kliuchereva - Russia
  2. 2nd prize: Konstantin Khachikyan - Russia
  3. 3rd prize: Young Sun Choi - Korea
  4. 4th prize: Kristina Zelenina - Russia
  5. 5th prize: Eunhee Baek - Korea
  6. 6th prize: Brian Le - USA. Ex-æquo
  7. 6th prize: Karlis Gunars Tirzitis - Lettonia
  8. Special prize À. Scriabin: Konstantin Khachikyan - Russia

List of proposed concertos for 2018 final


J. S. BACH - Concerto N°1 d-moll BWV 1052

J. S. BACH - Concerto N°3 D-dur BWV 1054

J. S. BACH - Concerto N°4 A-dur BWV 1055

F. CHOPIN - Concerto N°1 e-moll opus 11

F. CHOPIN - Concerto N°2 f-moll opus 21

J. HAYDN - Concerto N°11 D-dur Hob. XVIII/11

W. A. MOZART - Concerto N°12 A-dur (K 414)

W. A. MOZART - Concerto N°13 C- dur (K.415)

W. A. MOZART - Concerto N°14 Es-dur ( K. 449)

W. A. MOZART - Concerto N°23 A-dur (K 488)

F. MENDELSSOHN - Concerto a-moll pour piano et cordes

A. SCHNITTKE - Concerto pour piano et cordes (1979)

Orchestra for the great final


Chamber orchestra "La Primavera"

The chamber orchestra "La Primavera" has been created in 1989. His bandmaster and artistic director Rustem Abyazov, gave a name inspired by the painting of Boticelli known under the name "La Primavera", "the spring" in Italian.

Final


Winners selected to play for the final with orchestra:

  1. Konstantin Khachikyan - Russia
  2. Elizaveta Kliuchereva - Russia
  3. Young Sun Choi - Korea

Final


Candidates selected for the final:

  1. Kristina Zelenina - Russia
  2. Brian Le - USA
  3. Eunhee Baek - Korea
  4. Konstantin Khachikyan - Russia
  5. Elizaveta Kliuchereva - Russia
  6. Young Sun Choi - Korea
  7. Karlis Gunars Tirzitis - Lettonia

Semi final results


First rounds of the international piano competition of Lyon have achieved.
Just after a coktail offered by the Alink Argerich Fundation, with the presence of Mr Gustav Alink, the results of the semi finale have been pronounced by Svetlana Eganian, President and artistic director of the competition.

For this trial, we will have 12 candidates:

  1. Kristina Zelenina - Russia
  2. Yannaël Quenel - France
  3. Brian Le - USA
  4. Junichi Ito - Japan
  5. Eunhee Baek - Korea
  6. Konstantin Khachikyan - Russia
  7. Minhee Won - Korea
  8. Ryutaro Susuki - Japan
  9. Elizaveta Kliuchereva - Russia
  10. Young Sun Choi - Korea
  11. Karlis Gunars Tirzitis - Lettonia
  12. Jean Jacques Bedikian - France

List of candidates for 2018


  1. Ai ISAWA - Japan
  2. Kyoungsun PARK - South Korea
  3. Zu-An Shen - Taïwan
  4. Timothy Chiang - Australia
  5. Yuelu Cui. - China
  6. Tongtong. Zhu - China
  7. Ryutaro Suzuki. - Japan
  8. Brian Le - USA
  9. Marija Bokor - Suisse
  10. Gabriela Abrahamyan - Armenia
  11. Herman Harrison - Australia
  12. Rolando Valdes - Mexico
  13. Kaito Kobayashi - Japan
  14. Aleksandr Maltsev - Russia
  15. Ayumi Nabata - Japan
  16. Hanna Yu - South Korea
  17. Qi Kong - China
  18. Vladimir Kuzin - Russia
  19. Eunhee Baek - South Korea
  20. Saeko Miyasho - Japan
  21. Konstantin Khachikyan - Russia
  22. Yu Zhou Zhang - England
  23. An-Chi Mai - Taïwan
  24. Danilo Mascetti - Italia
  25. Yun Chih Hsu - Taïwan
  26. Kristina. Zelenina - Russia
  27. Anna Mironova - Russia
  28. Mikhail Kovalev - Russia
  29. Young Sun Choi - South Korea
  30. Shih-Wei Huang - Taïwan
  31. Xizi Zhang - China
  32. Stanislava Kucherenko - Byelorussia
  33. Jean-Selim Abdelmoula - Swiss
  34. Salih Can Gevrek - Turquey
  35. Mayuko. Obuchi. - Japan
  36. Karlis Gunars - Tirzītis Latvia
  37. Tikhon Selivanov - Russia
  38. Jean-Jacques. Bedikian - France
  39. Igor. Stepanov - Russia
  40. Joon. Yoon - South Korea
  41. Ruben Kozin. - Russia
  42. Minhee. Won. - South Korea
  43. Junichi. Ito - Japan
  44. Sangwon Lee. - South Korea
  45. Yannaël. Quenel - France
  46. Elizaveta. Kliuchereva - Russia
  47. Justin Joon-Kee Min - Canada










  • Winners of the 2019 edition


    1st award and public award : Yeon Min PARK - Corea

    3rd award ex æquo : Hayato SUMINO - Japan

    3rd award ex æquo : Salih Can GEVREK - Turkay

    4th award Harrison : HERMAN - Australia

    5th award Kristoffer : GYLLING - Finland

    6th award Hoyel : LEE - Corea

    Award À. Scriabine : Salih Can GEVREK - Turkey

    2022 Results

    2022 Winners:

    1st prize - Leshkin Andreï Russia
    2nd prize - Wu Junlin China
    3rd prize - Kim Sangwon Corea
    4th prize - Wu Natasha USA/Taïwan
    5th prize - Doutney Dominic United Kingdom

    The 5 winners have obtained the voucher for participating to the Dubaï competition in 2024.

    6th prize - Lin Peng China
    7th prize - Petrosyan Tigran Armenia
    8th prize - not granted
    Finalist distinction award - Maurin Thibault France
    prize Scriabin et prize du public- Wu Junlin China

    Prize for the best interpretation of A.Shor-M.Pletnev sonata - Kim Sangwon Corea

    2022 Jury

    President : Youri Bogdanov (Russia)
    Svetlana Eganian (France)
    Giuliano Adorno (Italia)
    Philippe Raskin (Belgium)
    Alvaro Teixeira Lopes (Portugal)
    Florian Koltun (Germany)
    Paolo Francese (Italia)

    2022 Accompanists

    Romantic concertos: Pavel Kachnov (Ukraine)

    Classical concertos : Nobuyoshi Shima (Japon)

    Selected candidates for the semi final of 2022

    Li Binghao - China
    Gurer Izem - Turkey
    Xu Rui (Mery) - China
    Rivard-Landry Antoine - Canada
    Funabashi Yuka - Japan
    Wu Jun Lin - China
    Yamakawa Mitsuru - Japan
    Deppe Benoît - France
    Kim Jeongjin - Korea
    Lee Hyun-hee - Korea
    Luo Jie - China
    Hirayama Suzuha - Japan
    Taniguchi Wakana - Japan
    Park Hyeonki - Korea
    Yamada Ayami - Japan
    Redor Luc - France
    Park Yeonwoo - Korea
    Jeon JongWon - Korea
    Takahashi Nao - Japan
    Maurin Thibault - France
    Petrosyan Tigran - Armenia
    Ito Yuki - Japan
    Ahn Ryohong - Korea
    Zhao Ziji Zoé - China
    Han Chiyoon - Korea
    Lee Kangeun - Korea
    Lee Seran - Korea
    Qin Sihao - China
    Vinour Antonin - France
    Mazan Ilona - Russia
    Reshetov Sergey - Russia
    Kim Sangwon - Korea
    Górska Weronika - Poland
    Bon-Dansac Paisit - France
    An Kieun - Korea
    Kim Song-Ha - Korea
    Wu Natasha - USA / Taïwan
    Harvey Lin - United Kingdom
    Doutney Dominic - United Kingdom
    Stepanov Igor - Russia
    Lin Peng - China
    Osintseva Natalia - Russia
    Leshkin Andrei - Russia

    2022 Poster

    Results 2022

    1st prize - Leshkin Andreï Russia
    2nd prize - Wu Junlin China
    3rd prize - Kim Sangwon Corea
    4th prize - Wu Natasha USA/Taïwan
    5th prize - Doutney Dominic United Kingdom

    The 5st winners obtained the voucher to participate to the Dubaï contest in 2024

    6th prize - Lin Peng China
    7th prize - Petrosyan Tigran Armenia
    8th prize - not attributed
    Finalist distinction diploma - Maurin Thibault France
    Scriabin prize and public prize - Wu Junlin China

    Winners 2022 - Friday, July the 8th

    1) N°27 – KIM Sangwon

    2) N°39 – LESHKIN Andreï

    3) N°6 – WU Junlin

    Planning pour les finalistes 2022

    Thursday, July the 7th

    8h30-9h25 : N°31 WU Natasha

    9h25-10h20 : N°6 WU Junlin

    break 10’

    10h30-11h25 : N°19 PETROSYAN Tigran

    11h25-12h20 : N°18 MAURIN Thibault

    12h20-13h15 : N39 LESHKIN Andreï

    Lunch

    14h00-14h55 : N°38 DOUTNEY Dominic

    14h55-15h50 : N°27 KIM Sangwon

    break 10’

    16h00-16h55 : N°43 LIN Peng

    Deliberation

    Non finalist candidates who have obtained a distinction degree

    N°3 XU Rui Mery
    N°8 DEPPE Benoît
    N°9 KIM Jeongjin
    N°10 LEE Hyun-Hee
    N°17 TAKAHASHI Nao

    Planning for the semi-final 2022

      Tuesday, July 5th

    1. 1- Xu Rui (Mery) - China - 9h50
    2. 2 - Rivard-Landry Antoine - Canada - 10h15
    3. 3 - Funabashi Yuka - Japan - 10h40

    4. Break 10 mins

    5. 4 - Wu Jun Lin - China - 11h15
    6. 5 - Deppe Benoît - France - 11h40
    7. 6 - Kim Jeongjin - Korea - 12h05

    8. Lunch

    9. 7 - LEE Hyun-hee - Korea - 14h00
    10. 8 - Hirayama Suzuha - Japan - 14h25
    11. 9 - Taniguchi Wakana - Japan - 14h50

    12. Break 10 mins

    13. 10 - Park Hyeonki - Korea - 15h25
    14. 11 - Yamada Ayami - Japan - 15h50
    15. 12 - Jeon JongWon - Korea - 16h15

    16. Break 10 mins

    17. 13 - TAKAHASHI Nao - Japan - 16h50
    18. 14 - Maurin Thibault - France - 17h10
    19. 15 - PETROSYAN TIGRAN - Armenia - 17h35
    20. 16 - ITO Yuki - Japan - 18h00
    21. 17 - Ahn Ryohong - Korea - 18h25
    22. Wednesday, July 6th

    23. 18 - Han Chiyoon - Korea - 10h15
    24. 19 - Kim Sangwon - Korea - 10h40
    25. 20 - Górska Weronika - Poland - 11h05

    26. Break 10 mins

    27. 21 - An Kieun - Korea - 11h40
    28. 22 - Kim Song-Ha - Korea - 12h05

    29. Lunch

    30. 23 - Wu Natasha - USA/Taiwan - 14h
    31. 24 - REDOR Luc - France - 14h25
    32. 25 - VINOUR Antonin - France - 14h50

    33. Break 10 mins

    34. 26 - Doutney Dominic - UK - 15h25
    35. 27 - Leshkin Andrei - Russia - 15h50
    36. 28 - Stepanov Igor - Russia - 16h15
    37. 29 - Lin Peng - China - 16h40

    Selected semi-finalists 2022

    Li Binghao - China
    Gurer Izem - Turkey
    Xu Rui (Mery) - China
    Rivard-Landry Antoine - Canada
    Funabashi Yuka - Japan
    Wu Jun Lin - China
    Yamakawa Mitsuru - Japan
    Deppe Benoît - France
    Kim Jeongjin - Korea
    Lee Hyun-hee - Korea
    Luo Jie - China
    Hirayama Suzuha - Japan
    Taniguchi Wakana - Japan
    Park Hyeonki - Korea
    Yamada Ayami - Japan
    Redor Luc - France
    Park Yeonwoo - Korea
    Jeon JongWon - Korea
    Takahashi Nao - Japan
    Maurin Thibault - France
    Petrosyan Tigran - Armenia
    Ito Yuki - Japan
    Ahn Ryohong - Korea
    Zhao Ziji Zoé - China
    Han Chiyoon - Korea
    Lee Kangeun - Korea
    Lee Seran - Korea
    Qin Sihao - China
    Vinour Antonin - France
    Mazan Ilona - Russia
    Reshetov Sergey - Russia
    Kim Sangwon - Korea
    Górska Weronika - Poland
    Bon-Dansac Paisit - France
    An Kieun - Korea
    Kim Song-Ha - Korea
    Wu Natasha - USA/Taiwan
    Harvey Lin - UK
    Doutney Dominic - UK
    Stepanov Igor - Russia
    Lin Peng - China
    Osintseva Natalia - Russia
    Leshkin Andrei - Russia

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