The association "Le piano en liberté

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Created in January 2022, the association "Le piano en liberté" aims to promote young talent and perpetuate the musical legacy of Samson François.

The association organizes :

  • Festivals exclusively dedicated to pianists under 35 years of age, in particular the festival "Les Nocturnes du piano",
  • Two international competitions for young people: the Samson François Junior Competition for 5-15 year olds and the Samson François International Competition for 16-30 year olds.

The great amateurs of piano are not forgotten since each year a particular day is devoted to them...


Joining the association means ...

  • To help discover new young piano talents,
  • Join a group of music lovers who love the piano by sharing special moments during festivals or forums.

To support the association ...


To help make the festival "Les Nocturnes du piano" a major event on the French Riviera and to allow it to shine on a national and international level.

With an annual fee of 25€ for solo and 40€ for duo, you will benefit from

  • Advance reservations for piano recitals,
  • A privileged meeting with the soloists during a cocktail with champagne after each recital.

You can also support the association with an amount of your choice as a donating member starting from 150€ in duo (100€ in solo). This donation includes the membership fee for the year of the donation.

If you wish, your name will appear on the "Les Nocturnes du piano" festival website in the "Donors" section and also on the following year's flyer.

Your generous contribution allows you a reduction on your income tax of 66% of the amount of your donation.

The tax receipt will be sent to you along with your membership card in the days following the receipt of your contribution.


The membership is done in 2 steps

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Pay your membership and/or donation by clicking on the ticket button
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Enter the necessary information for your SOLO or DUO membership online

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