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 Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major (incl. Dejan’s own, by Sikorski Music Publishers recently published Cadenza)
Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer, where he will once again team up with Iván Fischer to perform Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” as part of orchestra’s special marathon gala dedicated to Leonard Bernstein and the American music
Residentie Orchestra (The Hague), performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major
Upcoming concerts: later this spring Dejan will be back in Germany (Leipzig Gewandhaus, Baden-Baden Festspielhaus), in Finland (to perform once more his arrangement of Brahms Violin Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, which will mark the Finnish Premiere of this work in Tampere), and on tour in The Netherlands and in Hungary.
CD program “Life, Love & Afterlife: A Liszt Recital” live in Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires: Dejan will give a solo recital at the prestigious Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires as a presentation of his CD “Life, Love & Afterlife: A Liszt Recital” (Onyx Classics).
“Mainly Mozart” Festival, San Diego (CA): He will also take part at the annual “Mainly Mozart” Festival in San Diego (CA), USA, teaming up with Michael Francis and the Festival Orchestra to give the World Premiere of Dejan’s new Mozart arrangement “Rondo Concertante” for Piano and Orchestra, as well as to perform Haydn’s Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major.
Here you can obtain more information about this work, as well as see “score for viewing”:
Mozart / arr. Lazić: “Rondo Concertante” — Sikorski Music Publishers