Ingmar Lazar

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Ingmar Lazar (born June 22, 1993 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French classical pianist.

Ingmar Lazar started to play the piano when he was 5. He made his debut at the age of six at the Salle Gaveau in Paris.

At the age of ten he won the International EPTA Piano Competition in Namur, Belgium, and in 2008 he was the winner of the C.I.M. International Academy in Val d'Isère, France.

He has been invited to give concerts in France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine, and in the United States in prestigious halls such as the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the International Performing Arts Center in Moscow, the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv, the Henry Crown Symphony Hall in Jerusalem, the Salle Cortot and the Grand UNESCO Hall in Paris, the Great Philharmonic Hall of Ljubljana… and also in many festivals ( Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, International Colmar Festival, International Dinard Festival, “Les Notes Blanches” in Courchevel, “Randonnées musicales en Gâtinais”, "Rencontres Musicales de la Verrerie", Festival of the Château de Lourmarin, "Claviers en Poitou", International Chioggia Festival, "Estate Regina" in Montecatini Terme, "Pianomaster" in Gravedona… ).

He has been performing with conductors such as Vladimir Spivakov, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, and with orchestras such as the National Philharmonic of Russia, the Moscow Virtuosi, the Orchestre Lamoureux, the Toruń Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Chamber Orchestra of Bucharest, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Lviv Philharmonic, the Symphony Orchestra of the Chioggia Festival …

Ingmar Lazar has recorded several CDs both as a soloist and in duo with violinist Alexandre Brussilovsky for the Suoni e Colori label, as well as for radio and television.

Ingmar Lazar has studied piano with Valery Sigalevitch and Vladimir Krainev, and theory and harmony with Françoise Levéchin-Gangloff. He is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in the class of Bernd Goetzke, as well as at the International Piano Academy Lake Como with Dmitri Bashkirov, Malcolm Bilson, Fou Ts'ong, Peter Frankl, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Vladimir Mischouk, and William Grant Naboré.

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