The pianist

With his numerous appearances, 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 and St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, as well as other solo and chamber recitals in Austria, Australia, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, 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 Epinal 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) being offered various performances in the UK.

  

The chamber mucisian

Apart from the solo piano repertoire, Marios Panteliadis has also worked extensively on chamber music repertoire. He has performed as a duo with distinguished perfomers such as the violinists George ZachariasFabrizio Falasca and Francisco Coser as well as in various ensembles. He was the pianist of the Mythos Trio which was founded in Rome and 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) 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. Furthermore, in 2015 he completed the MMus programme in piano performance with distinction at the Royal Academy of Music in London under the guidance of the renowned Prof. Tatiana Sarkissova with the support of the Onassis and Leventis Foundations in Greece, as well as the Athena Trust and Royal Academy of Music in London. In the Music School of Fiesole (Florence) he has had special courses with Eliso Virsaladze (2013) and Trio di Parma (chamber music-2009) and elsewhere had the benefit of 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 and in the same year he conducted the Meininger Hofkapelle (also as soloist). Since 2017 he has participated in the 8th, 9th and 10th editions of orchestral conducting masterclasses in Athens, under the guidance of Michalis Economou with the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra in a wide range of orchestral repertoire. After succeding in the highranking of the orchestra’s secret voting he conducted the orchestra with a range of works; Rossini’s “La gazza ladra”- ouverture, Brahms’ 2nd Symphony (4th mov.), Mozart’s Requiem (excerpt). Currently, he is attending the European Conducting Academy in Vicenza (2018/19), under the main guidance of Romolo Gessi, with notable visiting professors such as Julius Kalmar, Sigmund Thorp.

   

 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, he is a piano teacher in Conservatorio di Campobasso. In 2018 he was awarded with distinction the LRAM teaching diploma (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

Currently, Marios Panteliadis enjoys an intense activity mainly as a performer and piano teacher while broadening his repertoire as a pianist and conductor. His collaborations as a chamber musician vary and grow steadily while he frequently shows interest also in collaboration with singers. His CD on solo piano works by G. Rossini (12th Vol. of Péchés de vieillesse, precisely Quelques Riens pour Album) will be published in the next few months   Here is a list with his upcoming and recent performances.

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