Evgeny Igorevich Kissin is a Russian concert pianist and composer. He became a British citizen in 2002 and an Israeli citizen in 2013. He first came to international fame as a child prodigy. He has a wide repertoire and is especially known for his interpretations of the works of the Romantic era, particularly those of Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Ludwig van Beethoven. He is commonly viewed as a great successor of the Russian piano school because of the depth, lyricism and poetic quality of his interpretations.
|Born:||October 10, 1971, Moscow, Russian SFSR|
|Nationality:||Russian, British, Israeli|
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About Evgeny Kissin
Classical artist who gained international fame as a child prodigy and garnered critical acclaim for his mastery of Romantic-era composers.
He entered the Gnessin State Musical College for Gifted Children when he was six.
His performance and recording work extended beyond classical music. He was known for his recitals of Yiddish and Russian poetry.
He was born in Moscow and grew up in a Russian Jewish family.
He performed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor with the Ulyanovsk Symphony Orchestra for his debut when he was 10.
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- Soviet classical pianists
- Gnessin School of Music alumni
- British classical pianists
- EMI Classics and Virgin Classics artists
- Deutsche Grammophon artists
- Child classical musicians
- Musicians from Moscow
- Honorary Members of the Royal Academy of Music
- Russian classical pianists
- Jewish classical pianists