In 2013 the town of Gagny contacted the association Concerto Grosso with the goal to organize a biannual piano competition, based on excellence and open to all the world.
The first edition of the "International piano competition-Town of Gagny" welcomed more than 50 pianists coming from 17 different countries and a jury composed by eminent musicians coming from all around the world and the famous French pianist Eric Heidsieck as chairman. Success was immediate and applications for the second edition came from more than 30 countries !
In the greag hall of the theater of Gagny, the third edition of the competition took place from 18th to 21st April 2017, confirming the real interest for this event. Next edition is planned for April 2019.