In the May issue of the BBC Music Magazine‘s “Rewind” column Dejan shares his experiences about three past CD-recording projects: “My finest moment”, “My fondest memory”, and “I’d like another go at…” Please click below to read this article as PDF file.
Following the recent CD recording (due for release on 18 May, Onyx Classics) and a successful series of concerts with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra & Gordan Nikolić (a.o. at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam), Dejan will return also in 2018 to several other orchestras with whom he has built special relationships over the years. These include: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, performing […]
This October Dejan returns to Atlanta to perform his Piano Concerto in Istrian Style, Op. 18, with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and their music director Robert Spano. In July 2014 Dejan gave the world premiere of his own Piano Concerto in Istrian Style, op. 18, at the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen (CO), USA, with the […]
“In this Gramophone podcast, pianist Dejan Lazić explores the genius of Liszt, from his legacy as a virtuoso soloist to his extraordinary transcriptions of the works of Wagner and Mozart among others. The interview – with Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford – also features excerpts from Lazić’s new recording on Onyx, ‘Life, Love & Afterlife: a […]
Watch here the preview of Dejan’s performance of Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, filmed live at the National Béla Bartók Concert Hall — Müpa Budapest on 1 April 2017, as a part of the recent European tour with Budapest Festival Orchestra and Iván Fischer.
Standing ovation in the sold-out Hilbert Circle Theatre after the recent World Premiere of Dejan Lazić’s new composition, “Mozart and Salieri” – a symphonic poem inspired by Alexander Pushkin’s eponymous drama, op. 21! This work was commissioned and premiered by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra under the direction of orchestra’s Music Director Krzysztof Urbanski on 28 April 2017 in Indianapolis (IN), USA. Other works on the programme […]
In December 2014 Dejan gave a solo recital at the prestigious International Piano Series in London’s Southbank Centre (Queen Elizabeth Hall). His ‘Double-Liaisons’ programme featured works by C.P.E. Bach, Britten, Scarlatti and Bartok. Rondo_Ausgabe 2_2018
This isn’t simply about retracting a review from the internet. It’s about web data hierarchy run by some major corporations that needs to be investigated. So I am questioning here the “modus operandi” of such corporations. During the past 25 years of my stage presence I have received all kinds of reviews (like every artist […]
In July 2014 Dejan gave the world premiere of his own Piano Concerto in Istrian Style, op. 18 at the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen (CO), USA, with the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano. In the left column’s article, published in International Piano Magazine’s November/December 2014 issue, he shares his experience of writing […]
Some nice news for the composer Dejan Lazić: in 2009 he has completed his six-year-long project, an arrangement of the beloved Brahms Violin Concerto for Piano and Orchestra – after Bach and Beethoven, who arranged their own Violin Concertos as Piano Concertos, here we have now the third great ‘B’ in such an arrangement: Lazić […]
Dejan Lazić received the prestigious German ‘ECHO Klassik’ Award 2009 in the category ‘Best Piano Concerto Recording (20th and 21st Century)’ for his live recording of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with London Philharmonic Orchestra under Kirill Petrenko.