Joseph Moog on what it takes to be a piano virtuoso

29 April 2014, 18:18

The young star pianist Joseph Moog talks to Jane Jones about his career to date at Classic FM Live.

Ahead of his show-stopping performance at Classic FM Live, pianist Joseph Moog stopped by the backstage area to talk about the work's enduring popularity, and how he has been touted as a huge virtuoso.

But does the pressure of such acclaim weigh heavy on young shoulders? And just what does it take to be considered a truly great pianist? Moog explained: "Virtuosos are not only technically gifted or quick pianists, it's a combination of very different tasks... to manage all these things is the true challenge."