Evgeny Igorevitch Kissin is a Russian classical pianist. He first came to international fame as a child prodigy. He has been a British citizen since 2002 and an Israeli citizen since 2013. He has wide repertoire and is especially known for his interpretations of the works of the Romantic Era, particularly Frédéric Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Franz Liszt. He is commonly viewed as a great successor of Russian Piano School because of his virtuosity and powerful key touch.