Simplicity is the final achievement.
— Frédéric Chopin

Lenio Liatsou- pianist


Lenio Liatsou is a greek pianist who specializes in new music having performed countless premieres of new works. She has worked with composers such as Peter Eotvos,  Helmut Lachenmann, Beat Furrer, Manos Tsangaris and Georges Aperghis. Her work and interests, however, are particularly focused on the development of new forms of art which leads her to work not only with composers, but also with directors, actors and dancers.

 She has been invited to perform in concert halls and festivals, such as the Carnegie Hall, Purcell Room, KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen (Hannover), New York University Casa Italian Zerilli Marimo, Athens Megaron Concert Hall, Piccolo Teatro (Milan), Onassis Cultural Centre (Athens) , klang Festival (Copenhagen), Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music 2012, Ensembl[:E]uropa (Cologne),  Klangspuren (Innsbruck) , Salzburg Biennale, the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, a.o. 

She has recorded for GOD Records, WDR, ORF, Disc's Club and Dissonance Records and she recently recorded a vinyl record of Georges Aperghis’s solo piano works.      

 Lenio studied with Susan Bradshaw, Andrew Ball, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Georges Pludermacher (Goldsmiths College, Royal College of Music, Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris). She also holds a PhD from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. 

 She is a founding member and pianist of the greek contemporary music ensemble dissonArt.