Magdalena Hirsz

Pianist and professor, founder and director of the International Piano Competition for Youth Jeune Chopin, always full of ideas , sensitive to other Beaux Arts which inspire her musical performances and life. Lives in Montreux.

Marcin Wilemski

Assistant Director of the International Piano competition Jeune Chopin


Former guide of the artists during International Piano Competitions, Co-producer of the international exhibitions about artists of the 20th century and dance events. Fascinated by music and other arts. Lives in Warsaw, Poland.

Philippe Albèra


Musicologue et professeur à l'Haute Ecole de Musique à Lausanne et Genève. Fondateur de Contrechamps et Archipel, devoué pour la musique contemporaine et les compositeurs de notre temps. Un esprit raffiné, passionné pour la lecture et les arts. Réside à Thoiry dans la la France voisine près de Genève

Pierre Michel


Accountant and music enthusiast. A human being with a big heart who makes life easier for artists.

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Alexander Reitenbach

Vice president

Pianist and teacher, who in his profession and life combines different traditions and contrary ideas . Lies in Stuttgart and Berlin and as a hobby like playing two piano concertos in the same evening .

Lyda Chen-Argerich

Assistant Lawyer

Born in Geneva, Lyda Chen-Argerich is the eldest daughter of piano-diva Martha Argerich. She studied the violin at Geneva Conservatory with Ayla Erduran, then with Professor Lin Yao Ji at the Central Conservatory from Beijing. She pursued an academic course and obtained a law degree at the University of Geneva. A few musical encounters with her mother led her to perform in various chamber music formations in many festivals, such as Verbier, La Roque d'Anthéron, the Folles Journées and playing alongside artists such as Ivry Gitlis, Mischa Maisky, Gabriela Montero. She performed among others at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, at the Teatro Colon, at the Salle Pleyel, and played as a soloist at the Tonhalle of Zürich, at the Teatro del Circulo Rosario. She was invited to give masterclasses in Spain, France, South America and to conduct ensembles and orchestras in China and France.

Nicolas Prata

Administrative assistant

Passionate music lover and audiophile by profession. Originally from the Geneva region, he currently lives south of Munich.