Offered by the Fondation André Chevillion – Yvonne Bonnaud, under the aegis of the Fondation de France.
Yvonne Bonnaud, pianist, André Chevillion’s wife, composer and conductor, created in 1975 by using a will, a foundation under the aegis of the Fondation de France.
This Prize rewards the composer of the piece that each candidate (pianist) must present during the first round. As for the other awards, the Composition Prize will be announced and given to the laureate at the official awards ceremony which will take place just after the Final round of the 2022 Competition.
1998 – Unsuk Chin (South Korea) and Franck Krawczyk (France) – ex-aequo
2000 – Muhiddin Dürrüoglu-Demiriz (Turkey)
2002 – Vykintas Baltakas (Lithuania)
2004 – Kenneth Hesketh (Great-Britain)
2006 – David Rakowski (United States)
2008 – Mayoko Fukami (Japan), Vera Ivanova (Russia), Antal Sporck (Netherlands), Thierry Huillet (France) – ex-aequo
2010 – Adam Roberts (United States)
2012 – Christopher Stark (United States)
2014 – Didier Rotella (France) and Nicolas Mondon (France) – ex-aequo
2016 – Philippe Hattat (France) and Matthias Krüger (Germany) – ex-aequo
2018 – Hyeonjun Jo (South Korea) and Miharu Ogura (Japan) – ex-aequo
2020 – Tetsuya Yamamoto (Japan)