• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:20    |    
  • 00:27    |    
    You have been hailed as a reluctant genius, do you like this description? How do you prefer people to refer to you in general terms?
  • 01:05    |    
    What do you think about competitions?
  • 01:38    |    
    How do you see yourself five years from now?
  • 02:11    |    
    Is there anything special you would like to do before you turn 30?
  • 02:43    |    
    When you return home, how do you catch up with homework and studies?
  • 03:23    |    
    Do you know or feel related to other brilliant pianists of your age?
  • 04:12    |    
    How did you choose the topic for the essay you wrote and for which you won an award some years ago?
  • 04:47    |    
    Final words
  • 04:59    |    
    Final credits

Five Minutes with Jan Lisiecki, a Young Classical Pianist

New Media  | 08 de junio de 2010  | Vistas: 64

About this video

Jan Lisiecki, a fifteen-year-old Canadian classical pianist, talks about his life in the music industry and comments on how he came to be known as the “reluctant prodigy.” He also answers some questions regarding his thoughts about the near future and discusses the importance of maintaining a balanced life in studies and furthering his musical career. Finally, Lisiecki comments on the essay about democracy he wrote and for which he received an award some years ago.


Five Minutes with Jan Lisiecki, a Young Classical Pianist
Jan Lisiecki

Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, June 8, 2010

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, June 2010
Camera: Mario Estrada; digital editing: Claudia de Obregón; index and synopsis: Ximena García; content reviser: Sofía Díaz; publication: Carlos Petz/Daphne Ortiz


Jan Lisiecki is a young classic pianist. He has been studying…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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