Panayiotis Gogos is an extraordinary musician, an artist who unites sensibility, an effervescent spirit and poetry and it is exactly this unique composition that renders him a remarkable pianist. Numerous honours and awards mark his artistic career. The Greek Academy of Art & Literature Athens awards Panayiotis Gogos the title of "Best Young Soloist" in 2005. A close collaboration connects him to the renowned pianist and pedagogue Monique Deschaussées in Paris. His artistry continues the great pianistic tradition of Alfred Cortot and Edwin Fischer.
Concert tours have brought Panayiotis Gogos to several European countries in the past few years. During his voyages, he gave piano recitals in France, England, Germany, Austria, Greece and Switzerland. In addition, he gave many concerts as a soloist with various orchestras, such as Athens-Sinfonietta, "Santa Maria" Chamber Orchestra Lucerne, Patras Soloists and Marburg Youth Orchestra and worked together closely with conductors such as Alois Springer, Georg Aravidis, Dieter Lange and Dimitri Botini.
Panayiotis Gogos received invitations for concert series and festivals in Greece and abroad:
2007 / 2008 Paris, France “Féte de la Musique”
2008 Leipzig, Germany “ Klaviersommer “ Mendelssohn Haus
2009 Berlin, Germany “Berliner Palmenkonzerte “
2009 Herklion, Greece “Heraklion Summer Festival” 2010 Berlin, Germany "Berliner Palmenkonzerte" 2010 Samos, Greece "Phythagoreia Festival"
Panayiotis Gogos was born in Patras, Greece, and began to study piano at the age of six at the Philharmonic Music Society. In 1998, he received the soloist diploma cum laude and the diploma for the art of counterpoint. For three years, he worked in Athens with the great pianist and professor of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Valery Sagaidatschny, and attracted attention in 2001, when he won first prize at the national piano competition X.O.N. in Athens. In 2001, he continued his piano and chamber music studies at the Conservatory of Toulouse under Prof. Thérèse Dussaut with a scholarship of the prestigious "A. ONASSIS" Institute and graduated in 2004 with the "Prix de Perfectionnement" and the "Prix de Musique de Chambre". From 2006 until 2009, he was accepted in the famous artists residence "Cité Internationale des Arts" in Paris, which he was chosen to represent in 2007 and 2008 as soloist at the "Fête de la Musique" in Paris.
For the 2011/2012 concert season, he is invited for concerts in London, Berlin, Vienna and Athens. In December 2009 Panayiotis Gogos gave his debut recital at the famous Konzerthaus Wien.