Jan Lisiecki, a fifteen-year-old Canadian classical pianist, talks about his life in the music industry and comments on how he came to be known as the “reluctant prodigy.” He also answers some questions regarding his thoughts about the near future and discusses the importance of maintaining a balanced life in studies and furthering his musical career. Finally, Lisiecki comments on the essay about democracy he wrote and for which he received an award some years ago.
Jan Lisiecki is a young classic pianist. He has been studying piano since the age of five at the Mount Royal University Conservatory, Canada. He has performed in various stages in Canada and internationally, including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Canada; Minnesota Orchestra, United States; Sinfonietta Cracovia, Poland, among others. Lisiecki has also won various Canadian music titles, like the Grand Prize at the OSM Standard Life Competition (2009). He came to Guatemala to offer a concert at Organización para las Artes – Universidad Francisco Marroquín, to celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin.
Five Minutes with Jan Lisiecki, a Young Classical Pianist Jan Lisiecki
Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, June 8, 2010
A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, June 2010 Camera: Mario Estrada; digital editing: Claudia de Obregón; index and synopsis: Ximena García; content reviser: Sofía Díaz; publication: Carlos Petz/Daphne Ortiz
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