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New Mozart CD has been released on Onyx Classics

Mozart’s two piano quartets are both masterpieces and among the greatest chamber works in the repertoire. The Rondo concertante is arranged from the last movement of the piano sonata K333, which unusually has a cadenza passage, which lead pianist Dejan Lazić to make a version for piano and orchestra. On this recording a version for […]

Dejan’s 2020/21 season starts at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg & Festival MV

In September 2020 Dejan will start the new season with concerts at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. He will join NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester & Krzysztof Urbański to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major. They will repeat this program as the final concert of the Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. More information: NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

Dejan debuts with Spanish National Orchestra under Krzysztof Urbański in Madrid

In April 2020 Dejan will debut with the Spanish National Orchestra (Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España) in Madrid, conducted by Krzysztof Urbański. Together they will perform Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102. For more information, please visit the concerts page or click on the link below.

US spring concerts 2020 in Florida & California

This spring Dejan will be back in the USA — and that on both coasts: first in Florida with The Florida Orchestra & Michael Francis, performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, followed by “Mainly Mozart” Festival in California’s San Diego, performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C minor, K. 491 (No. 24) with […]

Shostakovich 2 at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam & on tour

In February 2020 Dejan will be back on stage in The Netherlands, this time touring with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra & Gordan Nikolić — performances include Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, on the program will be Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102. More information: Nederlands Kamerorkest

World Premiere of Dejan’s “S.C.H.E.rzo” for Orchestra on 17 January 2020 in the USA

Dejan’s latest orchestral composition entitled “S.C.H.E.rzo” for Orchestra, Op. 25, has been commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and will be premiered on 17 January 2020 in Indianapolis, USA, conducted by the orchestra’s music director Krzysztof Urbański. This composition of Dejan’s will also be published by Sikorski Music Publishers. Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra: “The ISO honors […]

2019/20 season highlights: Concerts on five continents, new compositions & CD release

This summer Dejan will perform at various summer festivals, at some he will also give masterclasses. Immediately afterwards he will embark on a concert tour of Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra & Richard Tognetti. On this eight-concert tour Dejan will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat major, K. 449, and in addition […]

After performances in USA & Australia, back on stage in Europe

After recent successful concerts overseas — in the USA (Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1, with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra & Krzysztof Urbański), and in Australia (Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3, with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Jukka-Pekka Saraste) — this spring Dejan is back on stage in Europe and embarks on a series of concerts in Croatia, […]

The new season 2018/19 begins at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw with Rachmaninov 2

This September Dejan’s new season will begin at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw with concerts on 15 and 16 September, featuring Sergei Rachmaninov’s ever popular 2nd Piano Concerto. Dejan’s partners are the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra & Marc Albrecht. Rachmaninov 2 at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw

New CD “The London Connection” has been released

Beethoven’s transcription for piano of his violin concerto was made at the request of London based Muzio Clementi. Beethoven admired Clementi as a pianist and found his business as a publisher of use. Johann Baptiste Cramer was a composer and pianist also admired and respected by Beethoven and he settled in London . Both these […]

China Tour with Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer

In October Dejan embarked on a tour of China with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Iván Fischer. On the programme was Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor and the concerts took place in Guangzhou, Xian, Beijing, and Shanghai.

Debut with Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons

On 21 August 2016 Dejan gave his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons, performing Piano Concerto No. 5 (“The Egyptian”) by Camille Saint-Saëns. The Boston Globe wrote about the concert: “The Croatian pianist Dejan Lazic dispatched this crowd-pleaser nimbly and with an almost elfin lightness of touch.” And the MassLive.com reported: […]

Solo recitals in Europe, USA & Australia

After Dejan’s London recital in January 2016 at the Wigmore Hall with works by Haydn, Schumann, Shostakovich, and Lazic, in spring 2016 he also gave solo recitals in New York, Melbourne, and at the prestigious Gilmore Keyboard Festival in the USA. This summer he appears at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Switzerland, in a duo recital […]

Sikorski Magazine cover feature

Dejan is on the cover of the newest Sikorski Magazine! In the interview he talks about his recent projects, such as arranging Brahms Violin Concerto as a Piano Concerto, writing and performing his own “Piano Concerto in Istrian Style” (op. 18), his Variations on “Hava Nagila” for flute and piano (op. 10), as well as the upcoming world premiere of his […]

Publication of Brahms / arr. Lazić: Piano Concerto “No. 3”

Sikorski Music Publishers have just published the sheet music of Brahms / arr. Lazić: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra “No. 3” in D major (after Violin Concerto, op. 77). After the premiere of this work in 2009, and the CD release in 2010, Dejan performes this arrangement regularly with orchestras throughout Europe, North and South America, and Asia. In […]

Rachmaninov: Moment Musicaux op. 16, No. 1: Andantino (excerpt)