Dimitris Sgouros
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Dimitris Sgouros recorded LIVE in the superb acoustic of the Athens Megaron. Groundbreaking interpretations of Beethoven Sonatas, Chopin, Liszt, Schumann and more!  Available 2019 from Polymusic...


Vol. 1 Beethoven       

Vol. 2 Chopin     


Vol. 3 Liszt     


Vol. 4 Schumann / Ravel / Balakirev / Bach     


Read review - 1983 EMI debut LP - Brahms Paganini Variations, Schumann Symphonic Etudes

Click for review of Rach 3 with Berlin Philharmonic

"Sgouros, on the basis of this performance, has the makings of one of the century's great pianists"


 In homage of the Franz Liszt Anniversary Year in 2011, EMI/Warner Classics proudly announces a new double-CD set entitled "Essential Liszt" with landmark recordings by Dimitris Sgouros and other featured Liszt exponents of the modern era



"Essential Liszt" - the much-anticipated new EMI/Warner Classics album (worldwide release July 2011)




Dimitris Sgouros plays Liszt Transcendental Etudes & Mephisto Waltz No 1 (EMI Digital)

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Buy from Amazon - Sgouros plays Schumann & Brahms

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Double-CD release from The Steinway Club

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2 Op 18

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3 Op 30

Dimitris Sgouros (soloist)

Cyprus State Orchestra, Maciej Zoltowski (conductor)

 Live concert recording from Cyprus on October 15th 2003, to mark Steinway & Sons' 150th anniversary

Patron: Vladimir Ashkenazy


Rach 2 & Rach 3, Cyprus State Orchestra (2003)

Rach 2 & Rach 3, Cyprus State Orchestra (2003)

Rach 2 & Rach 3, Cyprus State Orchestra (2003)

Rach 2 & Rach 3, Cyprus State Orchestra (2003)

Rach 2 & Rach 3, Cyprus State Orchestra (2003)



Dimitris Sgouros promotional CD with the Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 featured on the cover of Italian magazine 'Suonare News' (June 2016)

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Dimitris Sgouros exclusive CD with works of Chopin on the cover of Brazilian magazine 'Terapia Musical' (issue 9 - 2006)

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DVD release
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 "Emperor"
Dimitris Sgouros (soloist)
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Emil Tabakov (conductor)
Live concert recording from Ankara on April 8th 2006


Newport Festival 30 Years

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The twelve year old Greek pianist Dimitris SGOUROS' American recital in 1982 was nothing short of phenomenal. Born in Athens, he began his piano studies at age seven, at nine he entered the Conservatory of Athens and received his teaching diploma at the age of twelve.
His musical memory is in a class with Mozart or Mendelssohn, capable of reading a complicated score like a Beethoven sonata only twice to have it committed to memory. His Newport debut included two of the most difficult pieces in the literature, Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit and Balakirev's Islamey, and left the audience gasping. For an encore he played the hauntingly beautiful Traumerei by Schumann. The success of this recital led to Sgouros being immediately re-invited to Newport for the following season.

 Dimitris Sgouros awarded a Diploma from Poland's Minister of Culture and National Heritage "for outstanding contribution to the legacy" of Chopin

 "I downloaded Sgouros's performance of Chopin Ballade No 1 in a live appearance... it is by far the greatest of all I have ever heard....it is flawless and when he gets to the presto section, he gives me the chills - it is even better than Richter's own live performance, in my opinion..."  - Dr Gradus

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Dimitris Sgouros' MP3 audio gallery features a number of remarkable live performances

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