Panos Karan - piano
Greek born concert pianist Panos Karan, received his musical education at the Royal Academy of Music and made his professional debut in the South Bank Centre, London at age 19. In 2007 Panos presented the complete cycle of the Beethoven Concertos and in December 2009 Panos Karan recorded his debut album with Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3. In 2015 he performed at Tokyo Opera City at the presence of HIM Empress Michiko of Japan.
Recent performances have included the Boston Symphony Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, the Tokyo Suntory Hall, the Athens Megaron Hall, the St. Petersburg Hermitage Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Hall as well as three solo recitals at Carnegie Hall.
In September 2010 Panos founded the charity Keys of Change with the aim of sharing classical music in the most remote areas of our planet. Projects have taken him to the Amazon, Japan, India, Siberia, Uganda, Bosnia and Sierra Leone.
Panos Karan has visited more than 100 countries, has lived in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Athens, Tokyo and London. He speaks six languages.