Evgeny Kissin - The Gift of Music

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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.

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