A pianist touring with his music around the world’s remote countries
Panos Karan was born in 1982 in Crete and grew up in Athens. At the early age of 7, he started receiving piano lessons and had excelled among his fellow students. He was later educated at the Royal Academy of Music.
Karan made his professional debut in London at the age of 19 at the Southbank Centre. In 2004, he performed at the International Piano Competition in Valencia of Spain, where he was awarded after his appearance in the finals with the Valencia Symphony Orchestra.
He has appeared in Europe and worldwide and in 2009 he released his first solo album Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 and the Orion Symphony Orchestra. In January 2011, Panos Karan visited Greece for performing at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall next to the Athens State Orchestra, receiving praising critics.
Keys of Change is Karan’s non profitable organization aiming at changing the world through music. For that cause, his mission is to perform together with his team in the world’s remote countries, like Uganda, Peru and Ecuador, Japan and Sierra Leone.
Read below Panos Karan’s interview at ellines.com