International Piano Competition of Orléans
REVISED COMPETITION DATES – October 25 to 31, 2020
Created by Françoise Thinat in 1989, the international piano competition of Orléans (France) brings the piano repertoire of the 20th and 21st centuries to a consistently growing audience, reveals the talent of young artists and follows them from the beginning and throughout their carrier.
Since 2004, the International Piano Competition of Orléans has been in fact two alternating competitions:
the International piano competition of Orléans, known as the “Adult Competition” and organized during even years,
the International piano competition of Orléans for youth “Brin d’herbe”, known as the “Junior Competition” and organized during uneven years.
Finding the pianists of tomorrow who know contemporary music, accompanying them in their career, but also stimulating the meeting of artists from around the world and encouraging the creation of new works for the repertoire contemporary pianism are the creeds of thess contests.