Yiannis Georgiou is a renowned and popular Cypriot classical pianist who is performing on March 2nd, 2015 at Arte recital hall in Nicosia at 8:30pm. We caught up with him for a brief interview to give us insights about the working life of a classical pianist.
1. Describe the beginning of your career as a classical pianist.
I suppose that would be the first concerts after the end of my studies, but as there were concerts during the studies as well, and as the learning continuous every day, even after the formal end of studying at an institution, the line of where a career starts is blurred. Upon leaving the Moscow Conservatoire, I returned to the U.K, where I used to live, and started pursuing solo concerts.