The pianist

With his numerous appearances worldwide, Marios Panteliadis has received praise for his piano playing from audiences, artists and critics. He has performed as soloist in many venues; from Vienna Musikverein and Sydney Opera House to Megaron in Athens and Thessaloniki as well as St Martin-in-the-Fields in London. Other solo and chamber recitals include: Austria, Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Romania, Spain, South Korea, UK and USA.

 

Prizes and awards 

Marios has won numerous first prizes in national and international piano competitions in Greece (“Andros” 2005), Italy (“Roma” 2012, “Rospigliosi” 2012, "Magliano Sabina" 2010, "Cafaro prize" 2010 etc) and UK (“Else Cross Modern music prize” 2014). Furthermore, he was a special prize winner in the international piano competitions such as "G. Thymis" in Thessaloniki (2017, best Greek competitor) and "Épinal international piano competition" in France; contemporary prize (2013) and French music prize (2009). In July 2015 he was a finalist in Hans von Bülow competition in Meiningen, where he appeared with the historic Meiningen Court Orchestra as a performer and conductor. Additionally, he was selected as one of the winners of the Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists (AYCA 2014) which brought him to perform in numerous venues in the UK. 

 

The chamber musician

Apart from the solo piano repertoire, Marios Panteliadis has also worked extensively on chamber music. He has performed as a duo with distinguished perfomers such as the violinists George ZachariasFabrizio Falasca , Ilija Marinkovich and Francisco Coser as well as in various ensembles. He has been the pianist of the Mythos Trio, founded in Rome, with which he appeared in Europe, South Korea and USA. Furthermore, he enjoys collaborating and performing as an accompanist with singers such as Simona Mihai.

 

Education and influences

Important influences on his musical personality and performance skills have been Parry Derembey- Papastayrou (Athens Conservatory 2005), Sergio Perticaroli (Santa Cecilia Academy-Rome 2008), Noel Flores and Jan Jiracek (Vienna University 2012) and Tatiana Sarkissova (Royal Academy of Music in London, 2015) all of whom guided him towards attaining the highest grades and honours in his piano studies and encouraged his highly artistic approach to his playing. He has received scholarships from the Onassis and Leventis Foundations in Greece, as well as the Athena Trust. Further musical training includes the attendance to the special courses at the Music School of Fiesole (Florence) with with Eliso Virsaladze (2013) and Trio di Parma (chamber music-2009) and worldwide masterclasses with important pianists such as Pascal Devoyon, William Grant Naboré, Aldo Ciccolini, France Clidat, Lilia Zilberstein and Valery Sagaidachny.

 

Conducting 

In addition to his piano diplomas, Marios Panteliadis has a Bachelor degree in orchestral conducting from Rome Conservatory “Santa Cecilia” (2011), completed under the guidance of Prof. Dario Lucantoni. He has developed further his conducting skills at the Royal Academy of Music with Prof. Paul Brough and Sian Edwards during his MMus studies. In June 2015 he formed the MSO (Mecklenburgh Square Orchestra) consisting of music students from main music institutions in London, with whom he appeared both as a soloist and conductor; the same year he conducted the Meininger Hofkapelle (also as soloist). During 2018/19 he attended the European Conducting Academy in Vicenza, under the main guidance of Romolo Gessi, with notable visiting professors such as Julius Kalmar, Sigmund Thorp. Since 2017 he has participated in various editions of orchestral conducting masterclasses in Athens, with the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra in a wide range of orchestral repertoire, under the guidance of Michalis Economou. After succeding in the orchestra's secret voting, he had the honour to conduct it in the closing concert, on a range of works that include Mozart Symphony K.V. 204, Rossini’s “La gazza ladra”- ouverture, Brahms’ 2nd Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem.

 

 Teaching

Alongside his performing activity, since November 2012 he has enjoyed being a piano teacher at the Conservatory Santa Cecilia in Rome in the pre-accademic level (junor department). Currently, since February 2019, he is a piano teacher in Conservatorio di Campobasso. In 2018 he was awarded the LRAM teaching diploma with distinction (LRAM - Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music) from the Royal Academy of Music in London. Under his guidance some of his pupils have received prizes in various national piano competitions in Italy and others have been successful to their admission exams to the Academic level in Italian conservatories.

 

Current focus

At present, Marios Panteliadis enjoys an activity mainly as a performer and piano teacher while broadening his repertoire as a pianist and conductor. After the release of his first double CD on solo piano works by G. Rossini (Quelques Riens pour Album from Péchés de vieillesse, Da Vinci Classics, November 2019) there has been the release of a new recording with works by Beethoven (Bagatelles Op.33 & 126, Rondos Op.51 No.1 and 2, Rondo a capriccio Op.129, Polonaise Op.89) by Da Vinci Classics on September 2021. Future projects include a recording with his Trio Mythos including italian composer works (Margola, Ghedini, Rieti).  Here is a list with Marios' upcoming and recent performances.

 

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