As a concert pianist, Yiorgos Mannouris performs regularly around the globe, persuading audiences with pioneering projects and artistic versatility. His stage appearances span some of the major halls of Europe and the United States, including Moscow’s Grand Kremlin Palace (St. Alexander Hall), Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle, the Athens Concert Hall and Boston’s Jordan Hall. An active humanitarian, Yiorgos is currently presiding over the non-profit foundation “Anafæos” (Luminary). He is also a published writer, specializing in poetry. He was awarded the first prize in the prestigious Delphic Poetry Games in Greece and published his first poetry collection in 2016. Yiorgos studied at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid with Dmitri Bashkirov and at the New England Conservatory in Boston with Alexander Korsantia, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance with Academic Honors and is currently completing his Master’s degree. He also received a Minor degree in Music Theory and Applied Composition under the instruction of composer Efstratios Minakakis. In 2017, Yiorgos was admitted to Brandeis University with a full scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in Historical Musicology.