© Paris Tsenikoglou, 2017

"Paris Tsenikoglou is undoubtedly one of the outstanding talents of his generation" (Andreas Groethuysen). The prize-winning Greek pianist repeatedly earned rave reviews from the international press about his performances and his discography. The Süddeutsche Zeitung described him as "Beloved of the Gods" and "a miraculous discovery".

He gave recitals and concerts at the Herkulessaal of the Munich Residence, the Prinzregententheater in Munich, the Theater Pforzheim, the Bibliotheksaal Polling, the Beethoven-Haus Bonn, the Großer Saal of the Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Thessaloniki Megaron. As a soloist, he performed repeatedly with the Munich Symphony Orchestra, as well as with the Bad Reichenhall Philharmonic (Mozart Week 2012), the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra, the Sándor Végh Institute Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Region of Murcia, the Niš Symphony Orchestra, the South Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic Budweis and others.

He won important awards and prizes, such as the 1st Steinway Promotion Prize 2008 in Munich, the 1st Prize at the Mozart Prize Piano Competition 2012 of the Mozarteum University Salzburg, the 3rd Prize at the Rhodes International Piano Competition 2014 and the 2nd Prize at the Clamo Music International Piano Competition 2018 in Murcia. He was a scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation, the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, the Rotary Club of Munich-Martinsried and the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation Hamburg.


He collaborated on many studio and live recordings with the Bavarian Broadcasting Company, the German Radio and the National Radio of Spain. In 2013 his debut CD with Images by Debussy and 24 Préludes by Chopin is released by Oehms Classics with great success on the most popular classical music radios.

He was a jury member of the International Complemetary Piano Competition of the University of Niš in Serbia 2017. As a piano pedagogue he taught at the State Music School of Upper Austria and he gave masterclasses at the ClaMo Music Academy in Murcia.

He was born in 1989 in Thessaloniki, Greece. At the age of 15 he obtained the Piano Diploma with 1st prize and distinction for virtuosity as a student of Yannis Adamidis and he continued his studies as a junior student at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with Prof. Franz Massinger (†). He graduated there with the Artistic Piano Diploma in the class of Prof. Thomas Böckheler and then he completed the Master "Piano Solo Training" with distinction and the Postgraduate piano studies with Prof. Jacques Rouvier at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. Besides this, he received artistic guidance of renowned pianists like Murray Perahia and András Schiff.