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Since 2007



New reformes in the organization of the contests. Separation of the administative part and the artistic part. A bill of transparency is adopted, the presence of the former sponsors is confirmed. The Banque Transatlantique of the CIC group and RTE, new sponsors, consolidate the financial support to the Foundation Long-Thibaud.

An artistic committee will be common to both instruments and will reflect the diversity of the jobs of the musical world.

The contest takes back a biennial rhythm.

The Foundation takes its part in the missions of public usefulness and works towards disadvantaged and handicapped people. To give the contest back to the public, the entry to the tests and to the concerts of the contest is free.

Aldo Ciccolini becomes the president of the jury of piano, Salvatore Accardo the president of the jury of violin.


An association is created : «Les Amis du Concours Long-Thibaud». Vocation : to hear the expectations of the public and to answer them, and to accompany the new talents in their debuts.

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