Press Release

The Long-Thibaud Foundation has just announced the opening of the upcoming Piano Competition from November 7 to 13, 2022. The preliminary rounds will take place at the Salle Cortot and the finals with orchestra on Sunday, November 13, at the Châtelet.

The Long-Thibaud Competition has long been one of the most prestigious piano and violin competitions in the world.  In the words of Gérard Bekerman, newly elected president of the Foundation « the Competition is renewing with its prestigious history, carrying its celebrated tradition forward in a new philosophy of exchange via an authentic and deep dialogue between the candidates and the Jury encouraging them to give their best; revealing the greatest pianist of the XXIst century.This is our ambition for the 2022 Competition.» 

The Jury includes internationally renowned artists: Nicolas Angelich, Philippe Entremont, Marc Laforet, François- René Dûchable, Momo Kodama, Rena Sherechevskaya, Bruno Leonardo Gelber, Plamena Mangova and János Balázs.

95,000 euros in prizes will be awarded and some twenty festivals reserved for the winner of the 1st Prize.  Radio Classique and France Télévision,  partners of the Long-Thibaud Competition,  expect to welcome 150 candidates from countries worldwide.