Evgeny Kissin - The Gift of Music

  • Published 1 week ago
  • Not Rated

Evgeny Igorevich Kissin was widely recognized as a child prodigy at age six. Born in Moscow, he is a Russian concert pianist and composer. In 2002, he became a British citizen, and an Israeli citizen in 2013.

He came to international fame as a child prodigy. He began piano studies at the Gnessin Music School in Moscow. There, he studied under Anna Kantor, who is still his only piano teacher.

Kissin has a wide repertoire and known for his interpretations of the works of the Romantic era, particularly those of Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Music
concert pianist
youtube icon
58:32

Concert pianists are a rare breed of musicians. They make their living on stage, and sometimes in the recording studio. There were many great concert pianists in our history....

  • 157
  • 1 week ago
  • Not Rated
Music
salisbury choir
youtube icon
01:29:29

The Choir of Salisbury Cathedral exist to sing services in Salisbury Cathedral Wiltshire, England. It has been in existence since the consecration of the cathedral in 1258. ...

  • 283
  • 1 month ago
  • Not Rated
Music
just for kicks
youtube icon
01:21:04

When you think of hip-hop, one of the main associations is shoes. Sneakers and hip-hop are connected. You cannot think of one without the other. Sneakers influenced the fashi...

  • 526
  • 3 months ago
  • Not Rated
Music
decline of rock
youtube icon
01:32:30

During the 1960s, 1970s, and even the 1980s, rock was the dominant form of popular music. With bands like the Beatles, Queen, the Rolling Stones, Metallica, Aerosmith, and mo...

  • 723
  • 3 months ago
  • Not Rated
Avatar

4,262 Videos / 12,694,518 Views
Tags

Related Articles
Williams has the technical skills and harmonic sophistication to make brilliant music. But he also possesses good melodi...
  • 1,345
  • 7 months ago
John Taylor gave himself the nickname “Chevalier”, which means knight. He was the poster child for quackery in the 1...
  • 1,479
  • 11 months ago
The jazz was born in the late 19th century, but it wasn’t until the 1920s that jazz became recognized as one of the m...
  • 16,896
  • 2 years ago