UPDATE — Dejan returns to Japan twice in 2024: in May (Kyoto) & in October (Tokyo)!

After a few years of absence, in 2024 Dejan will return to Japan on two occasions: in spring for concerts with City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra & Jan Willem de Vriend, and in autumn for concerts with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra & Krzysztof Urbański. Dejan’s first concert tour to Japan dates back to 1999. He then […]

Dejan’s Mozart arrangement “Rondo Concertante” on 16 May 2024 in Germany

On 16 May 2024 Dejan will perform his arrangement “Rondo Concertante” for piano and orchestra, adapted after the 3rd movement from Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 13 in B-flat major, K. 333. Alongside Georgisches Kammerorchester & Ariel Zuckermann he will in addition also perform Haydn’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major and Britten’s “Young Apollo”. […]

NEW WORKS — the sheet music of Dejan’s new compositions is available here!

Here you can find sheet music of many Dejan’s recent compositions — this includes works for piano solo, piano with orchestra, chamber music, as well as a selection of his vocal and orchestral works: Order sheet music • Schott Music For the full work list, to book and order, and for further information please visit: […]

Canadian Premiere of Dejan’s “S.C.H.E.rzo” for orchestra on 27 January 2024

On 27 January 2024 Dejan’s “S.C.H.E.rzo” for orchestra, Op. 25 (2019 / 2022) will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by their music director Daniel Raiskin, at the Winnipeg New Music Festival (WNMF) as the Canadian Premiere of this work! The world premiere of this work took place on 17 January 2020 in […]

Dejan’s new composer page on Boosey & Hawkes • Sikorski website

Here you can check out Dejan’s new composer page on Boosey & Hawkes • Sikorski website, with all the information around his composing projects, work list, sheet music, recordings, and much more… Dejan Lazić: Boosey & Hawkes • Sikorski

NEW CD — Mozart’s Piano Concertos & “Rondo Concertante” • Out on 8 September 2023!

On 8 September 2023 the new Mozart CD will be out on Challenge Records International — Dejan is joined by Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Jan Willem de Vriend on this first instalment of their CD-trilogy, Vol. 1 featuring Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 14 (A major, K. 488 & E-flat major, K. 449), as well […]

Season 2023/24 starts with concerts in Budapest & Rome (Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2)

The new concert season 2023/24 brings Dejan back to Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer. Together they’ll perform Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major in Budapest (24 & 26 September) and in Rome (15 October) as the part of orchestra’s “Bridging Europe” Festival. More information: BUDAPEST / 24 September BUDAPEST / 26 […]

NEW VIDEOS — Dejan’s redesigned & newly revamped YouTube Channel

Dejan’s redesigned and newly revamped YouTube Channel features various new & old videos of Dejan — and that not only with him as a pianist but also as a composer, and in his earlier days as a clarinetist! Watch here: Dejan Lazić on YouTube / @dejan_lazic_music

Dejan’s new CD “Istrian Rhapsody” with his own compositions — out on 19 May 2023!

Dejan’s new CD “Istrian Rhapsody” featuring his own compositions has just been released on BR-Klassik label. The disc opens with Dejan’s “Concerto in Istrian Style” for piano and orchestra, op. 18, with him as the soloist, and closes with his “Alterations on the Istrian Folk Anthem” for orchestra, op. 29. Dejan is joined by the […]

Successful solo recital at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires

On 24 April 2023 Dejan returned for the 5th time to the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to give a solo recital featuring works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert / Lazić, Brahms, and Lazić. The evening was a tremendous success for the press and the audiences alike! Dejan Lazić recital at the Teatro Colón

Dejan at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival (recital & chamber music, incl. own compositions)

This summer Dejan will return to Gstaad Menuhin Festival for two performances: a chamber music evening together with Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet), Zen Hu (violin), and Sol Gabetta (violoncello) performing works by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, and Dejan’s very own new composition “Kaleidoscope — Reflections on the motif G. S. (T.) A. A. D.” for Violin, Violoncello […]

Successful debuts in Norway & Switzerland with Mozart & Rachmaninov

In early 2022 Dejan successfully debuted in Bergen, Norway with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Jan Willem de Vriend, performing Mozart’s Piano Concertos in E-flat major (No. 14 / K. 449), A major (No. 23 / K. 488), and Dejan’s recent Mozart arrangement “Rondo Concertante” (after 3rd movement from Piano Sonata in B-flat major, K. 333). […]

Dejan’s new compositions premiering in Italy & Switzerland

In spring and summer 2022, Dejan will premiere three of his new compositions in Italy and in Switzerland! In Perugia’s beautiful Teatro Morlacchi he’ll premiere “Rhapsody in Istrian Style” (Op. 18b) for piano solo as a part of his recital there. This work he’ll perform again later this summer at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival in […]

Dejan releases his Online Piano Course on Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata

In partnership with Music Gurus and Masterclass Media Foundation, Dejan has just released his online piano course “Master Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven”. Here you can watch, learn and play this masterwork in over 2 hours / 20 lessons, advanced video features, mobile / tablet / desktop access, live performance from Amsterdam, and much more are […]

Artist-in-Residence with the Munich Radio Orchestra, season 2021/22

In the season 2021/22 Dejan will be Artist-in-Residence with the Munich Radio Orchestra / Münchner Rundfunkorchester. After a highly successful opening concert of the residency, in which Dejan conducted and played with the orchestra Piano Concertos by Mozart and Haydn, as well as his own Mozart arrangement “Rondo concertante”, he will return to the orchestra […]

Dejan’s recent Mozart-CD has been awarded OPUS KLASSIK 2021

Dejan’s recent CD featuring Mozart’s Piano Quartets and his own Mozart arrangement “Rondo concertante” (also recently published by Sikorski) has been awarded with the prestigious German prize OPUS KLASSIK 2021 in the chamber music category. Also featuring on the CD are Dejan’s longtime friends and colleagues Benjamin Schmid, Zen Hu (violins), Johannes Erkes (viola), and […]

2021 festivals & concerts with Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer

This summer and autumn Dejan embarks on a series of concerts together with Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer. Their two different programmes will feature a.o. Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major & Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. More information is available here: Concerts with BFO / Fischer

New Mozart CD released on Onyx Classics // Making-of film “Time for Mozart” (2020)

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 debuted with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Jan Willem de Vriend

On 13 October 2020 Dejan debuted with the prestigious Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Jan Willem de Vriend in a benefit gala concert for the Alzheimer Center Amsterdam. The programme featured a.o. “Allegro” from Mozart’s Piano Concerto in E-flat major, K. 271 (“Jeunehomme”), with Dejan’s own Cadenza which has been recently published by Sikorski Music […]

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

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