Evgeny Kissin

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Pianist (1991)
Mon Sep 05 2022
By   Diwas-2022

Evgeny Kissin is a Russian-English pianist born on October 10, 1971, in the capital city of Russia, Moscow. He first came into the limelight as a child prodigy who mastered the piano just at the age of six.

He stands at a decent height of 5 feet 6 Inches (167 cm) while having an average weight of 62 kg. He has brown eyes and black hair. Moreover, his body size is 40 inches.

Early Life Details 

As mentioned earlier, Kissin was a prodigy at playing piano for six-year-old. Apart from piano, he was also good at playing other instruments such as violent and guitar.

Childhood picture of Evgeny Kissin.
Childhood picture of Evgeny Kissin. Image Source: Medium 

Four years after he got his prodigy title, Kissin made his first concerto debut playing Mozart's Piano Concerto K. 466.

Kissin's Twitter Account Is Suspended

According to Kissin's official website, he was also available on Twitter and had a decent fan following. However, his account, @KissinEvgeny, is suspended by Twitter due to violating some rules and regulations. 

But the exact reason behind his Twitter handle's suspension is still unknown. He has also stated that he will be active on Twitter as soon as his account is recovered. 

How Good Was Kissin Studies?

At the age of six, Kissin started going for his piano studies at Gnessin Music School located in Moscow. He was taught by the late pianist Anna Kantor who became his only piano teacher since joining the music school.

Evgeny Kissin and her piano teacher, Anna Kantor in a single frame.
Evgeny Kissin and her piano teacher, Anna Kantor in a single frame. Image Source: Piano Pedagogy

However, details regarding his higher studies are still behind the curtain.

Net Worth of Kissin

Evgeny Kissin enjoys an enormous net worth of $215 million. He has earned this huge sum of money through his professional career as a pianist. 

According to a report by People with Money, Kissin became the highest-paid pianist in 2021, making more than $75 million between August 2021 and August 2022.

Family Details of Kissin

Kissin was born to Jewish parents in Moscow, Russia. His father's name is Igor Kissin, whereas his mother's name is Emilia Kissin. He shares photos and videos of his parents through his verified Instagram handle on various occasions, such as mother days, father days, birthdays, etc.

Evgeny Kissin and his mother, Emilia Kissin.
Evgeny Kissin and his mother, Emilia Kissin. Image Source: Instagram @evgenykissinofficial 

Moreover, Kissin is also blessed with a sibling sister, Alla Kissing.

Awards & Allocades

Offenbacher performer, Kissin has won various awards throughout his journey as a pianist. In 2006, he won a Grammy award in Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) category. He shared this award with Jay David Saks, a producer, and Tony Faulkner, an engineer.

Evgeny Kissin during an Award ceremony.
A picture of Evgeny Kissin during an Award ceremony held by the National Academy of Music. Image Source: Instagram @evgenykissinofficial 

Similarly, he again won a ''Grammy Award'' at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, which was held on January 31, 2010, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. He won the award in Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) category.

Moreover, on March 9, 2021, he received an ''Honourary Doctor’s Degree'' at the National Academy of Music.

Evgeny & Karina Married Life

Evgeny Kissin is currently in a married relationship with his long-term girlfriend, Karina Arzumanova. His spouse, Karina, is an active socialist who has participated in various social welfare programs.

Evgeny Kissin and his wife, Karina Arzumanova during Christmas.
Evgeny Kissin and his wife, Karina Arzumanova during Christmas. Image Source: Instagram @evgenykissinofficial 

According to Evgeny's IMDb page, he tied his knot with Karina on March 10, 2017, in a private wedding ceremony that was attended by some of their family member and close friend. 

Evgeny is a very private person, and he does not share many details regarding his relationship on his social media handles. Moreover, he occasionally shares photos of his beloved wife, Karina Arzumanova.

Upcoming Concerts & Interviews of Kissin

Evgeny Kissin has done various concerts throughout his career. Moreover, he has been to so many countries during his concerts, such as Italy, Poland, Germany, France, Austria, and many more.

A picture of Evgeny Kissin during one of his concerts.
A picture of Evgeny Kissin during one of his concerts. Image Source: Instagram @evgenykissinofficial 

Moreover, he will appear at various concerts in the future. A list of some of his upcoming concerts is tabulated below:

DateCountryCityCollections
Sep 15, 2022 Germany Frankfurt Mozart. Concerto # 23. Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Alain Altinoglu. 
Sep 16, 2022  Germany Frankfurt Mozart. Concerto # 23. Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Alain Altinoglu. 
Sep 22 2022 France Lyon Mozart. Concerto # 23. Orchestre National de Lyon. Nikolaj Znaider. 
Oct 2, 2022 Monaco Monte Carlo Rachmaninoff. Concerto # 3. Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. Maestro Kazuki Yamada. 
Oct 7, 2022 France Paris Rachmaninoff. Concerto # 3. Radio France Orchestra. Mikko Franck. 
Oct 30, 2022 Germany Hamburg Rachmaninoff. Concerto # 3.

Apart from his above contract, he will appear in more than 30 concerts, and the information related to his upcoming concerts can be found on his page, kissin.org.

Social Media Presence 

Evgeny Kissin is an active social media personality. He is available on Instagram under the @evgenykissinofficial username. He is followed by more than 73.5k people on his Instagram handle. He made his first Instagram post on March 13, 2020.

Similarly, he is also available on Facebook under the @Evgeny Kissin username. He has a massive fan following on his verified Facebook page.

Evgeny Kissin and his father, Igor Kissin.
Evgeny Kissin and his father, Igor Kissin in a single photo. Image Source: Instagram @evgenykissinofficial 

He has dropped his personal Gmail account on his Facebook profile so that people who want to work with him can contact him. His Gmail is [email protected]

Likewise, Kissin's wife, Karina Arzumanova, is also available on Instagram, where she goes by the @arz.karina username.

Has A Youtube Channel

Kissin has a channel on youtube under the @EvgenyKissin - Topic channel name. He has more than 14.2K subscribers on his youtube channel.

He uploads videos of his piano lesson. He first started uploading videos on January 17, 2018. Since then, he has uploaded more than eleven tutorial videos.

IMDb Profile

Salzburger Festspiele pianists, Kissin has a page on IMDb just like other celebrities. He has various credits, including one credit in the music department and two credits in Soundtrack.

Similarly, his IMDb page also includes his short bio and some personal details. According to his IMDb profile, his other works include Kissin Plays Chopin - The Verbier Festival Recital.

 

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