Kissin gives solo recitals in Vancouver and San Francisco before embarking on an extensive tour of Asia which includes recitals in Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, hunting gifts for girls Yokohama, Tokyo and Osaka as well as a tour of Japan with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra under Mariss Jansons and.
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He was special guest at the 1992 Grammy Awards Ceremony, broadcast live to an audience estimated at over one billion, and three years later became.
At six years old, he entered a special school for gifted children, the Moscow Gnessin School of Music, where he was a student of Anna Pavlovna Kantor, who has been his only teacher.This was the first Prom in the history of the celebrated Promenade Concerts to be given by a solo recitalist.Evgeny Kissins musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations, and his extraordinary virtuosity have earned him the veneration and admiration deserved only by one of the most gifted classical pianists of his generation and, arguably, generations past.Picture format: ntsc 16:9, sound format: Dolby Digital.0, region code: 0 (worldwide language: English.He began playing the piano at the age of two, when he was barely big enough to reach the keys.It also contains all the encores from Kissins memorable Promenade concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, in August 1997.The music is by Liszt, Gluck, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Paganini, Kissin himself and Chopin.Evgeny kissin The Gift of Music / The Albert Hall Encores.This film by Christopher Nupen shows Kissin in preparation, interview, rehearsal and performance, with several dazzling performances shot live on stage, in true concert conditions.Kissin was born in Moscow in October 1971 and began to play by ear and improvise on the piano at the age of two. .This concert was recorded live by Melodia, and a two-LP album was released the following year.He is in demand the world over, and has appeared with many of the worlds great conductors, including Abbado, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Dohnanyi, Giulini, Levine, Maazel, Muti and Ozawa, as well as all the great orchestras of the world.In 1991 he received the Musician of the Year Prize from the Chigiana Academy of Music in Siena, Italy.In this documentary, Kissin prepares, discusses, and rehearses for his now famous concerts of the summer of 1997, concerts that are themselves included here on film.It soon became clear that his gifts were truly exceptional, and at the age of six, his parents placed him in the Moscow Gnessin School of Music for Gifted Children.There he encountered Anna Pavlovna Kantor, an educator who profoundly influenced his artistic development, remaining his teacher and mentor right up to the arrival of Kissin's international fame.Evgeny Igorevich Kissin was born in Moscow on October 10, 1971 to an engineer father and piano teacher mother.Kissins first appearances outside Russia were in 1985 in Eastern Europe; his first tour of Japan in 1986; and in December 1988 he performed with Herbert von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic in a New Years concert broadcast internationally.Kissin newest release is an album featuring Beethoven Sonatas on the Deutsche Grammophon label.While a potentially perilous bet on the part of the BBC, it proved well worth the risk: never had a larger audience (nearly 6,000 people) filled the Royal Albert Hall for Proms!Piano Concertos 1 and 2 in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory with the Moscow State Philharmonic under Dmitri Kitaenko.
He came to international attention in March 1984 when, at the age of twelve, he performed Chopins.
In 1997 he received the prestigious Triumph Award for his outstanding contribution to Russias culture, one of the highest cultural honors to be awarded in the Russian Republic, the youngest ever awardee.
In addition to touring major European and North American cities with a solo recital program of Chopin, Schumann, Debussy and Scriabin, he partners with Itzhak Perlman for duo recitals in Boston, New York, Washington DC and Chicago.