EMCY

Giorgio Lazzari

All prize winners
1st prize, EMCY prize
2021
Nationality: Italian
Instrument: Piano
Date of birth 2000/03/27

The pianist Giorgio Lazzari was born in 2000 in Mozzo, Italy. Despite his young age he has already performed, both as soloist and with orchestra, in many Italian and European venues, as well as winning prizes in various national and international competitions. He is appreciated especially in his interpretation of the German and Austrian classics, as well as in chamber music.

He is the First Prize Winner of the prestigious Robert Schumann Competition (Düsseldorf), where he also won three special prizes, one for the best interpretations of a work by R. Schumann, one for the best interpretation of the commissioned work by M. Trojahn and one last special prize from the “EMCY” (European Union of Music Competitions for Youth).

He extensively performed for renowned festivals, such as Klavier Festival Ruhr, Düsseldorf Schumannfest, Festival Pianistico Internazioanale di Brescia e Bergamo, Milano Musica, GIA Concerts Season, Trame Sonore and Harmonies en Livradois.

He obtained the bachelor degree from the Conservatorio Gaetano Donizetti in Bergamo in 2019 with best grades. Currently he is in the second year of master studies with professor Maria Grazia Bellocchio, whose Masterclasses he has often taken part in.

He also got a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein, participating in the Music Experience Weeks and activities offered by the Academy.

Besides his soloist career, Giorgio Lazzari is a devoted chamber music performer, particularly in duo with violinist Sofia Manvati; together the steady under the guidance of Salvatore Accardo. He has taken part in piano and chamber music masterclass with Pavel Gililov, Riccardo Risaliti, Salvatore Accardo, Filippo Gorini and Marc Bouchkov.

He has also taken part in masterclasses with the contemporary composer Stefano Gervasoni, playing his third book of “Prés” and his “Sonatinexpressive”, with the composer Alessandro Solbiati, and with the composer and conductor Olivier Cuendet.

If you are interested in working with Giorgio, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

Solo

J. S. Bach, English suite n. 6 in d minor BWV 811
J. S. Bach, Fantasy and fugue in e minor BWV 944
J. S. Bach, French suite n. 5 in G major BWV 816
J. S. Bach, Goldberg variations BWV 988
J. S. Bach, Preludes and fugues: BWV 847, 849, 861, 862, 867, 876, 885, 889 from The Well Tempered Clavier
J. S. Bach, Suite in a minor BWV 818a
J. S. Bach, Toccata in e minor BWV 914
L.v. Beethoven, Bagatelles op. 126
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 13 “Pathetique”
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Sonata Op. 14 n. 2
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 57 “Appassionata”
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 90
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Sonata op. 111
P. Boulez, Douze Notations
J. Brahms, Scherzo in e flat minor op. 4
J. Brahms, Vier Klavierstücke op. 119
F. Chopin, Ballade n. 1 op. 23
F. Chopin, Etudes op. 10 n. 4, n. 9, n. 12
F. Chopin, Etudes op. 25 n. 5, n. 8, n. 9, n. 10, n. 11, n. 12
F. Chopin, Polonaise – Fantaisie op. 61
S. Gervasoni, “Prés” Book 3
F. J. Haydn, Piano Sonata Hob. 37 in D major
G. Kurtág, Selected Jatekok
F. Liszt, Sonata in b minor
F. Liszt, Trascendental Etudes n. 2 and n. 6 “Vision”
F. Mendelssohn, Variations sérieuses op. 54
W. A. Mozart, Fantasia KV 397 in d minor
W. A. Mozart, Piano sonata KV 280 in F major
W. A. Mozart, Piano sonata KV 284 in D major
S. Prokofiev, Etude op. 2 n. 1
S. Prokofiev, Piano sonata n.7 op.83 “Stalingrad”
D. Scarlatti, Sonatas K 27, K 56, K 113, K 120, K 247, K 417
F. Schubert, Four Improptus D 935
R. Schumann, Bunte Blatter op. 99
R. Schumann, Drei Fantasiestucke op. 111
R. Schumann, Etudes after Paganini op. 10 n. 1, n. 2
R. Schumann, Fugues op. 72 n. 1, n. 2
R. Schumann, Papillon op. 2
R. Schumann, Sieben Klavierstucke in Fughettenform op. 126
R. Schumann, Sonata n. 3 op. 14 “Concert sans Orchestre”
R. Schumann, Symphonic Etudes op. 13
D. Shostakovich, Prelude and fugue op. 87 n. 3 in G major
A. N. Scriabin, Etude op. 65 n. 3
A. N. Scriabin, Five preludes op. 74
A. Solbiati, Selection from “Corde e Martelletti”
M. Trojahn, Moi qui marche sous la pluie fine

Chamber Music

J.S. Bach, Sonata n. 3 BWV 1029 for viola and piano
L.v. Beethoven, Piano trio no. 5 op. 70 n. 1 “Ghost”
L.v. Beethoven, Sonata for piano and violin no. 3 op. 12 n. 3
L.v. Beethoven, Sonata for piano and violin no. 4 op. 23
L.v. Beethoven, Sonata for piano and violin no. 5 op. 24 “Spring”
L.v. Beethoven, Sonata for piano and violin no. 7 op. 30 n. 2
L.v. Beethoven, Sonata for piano and violin no. 8 op. 30 n. 3
L.v. Beethoven, Sonata for piano and violin no. 10 op. 96
J. Brahms, Piano quintet op. 34 in f minor
J. Brahms, Scherzo for piano and violin WoO 2 in c minor
J. Brahms, Selected Hungarian dances for piano four hands
J. Brahms, Sonata for piano and violin op. 78 in G major
J. Brahms, Sonata for piano and violin op. 100 in A major
J. Brahms, Variations for piano four hands on a theme by R. Schumann op. 23
C. Debussy, Sonata for violin and piano L 148 in g minor
G. Enescu, Sonata for violin and piano n. 2 op. 6 in f minor
C. Franck, Sonata for violin and piano in A major
S. Gervasoni, “Adagio ghiacciato” for toy piano and violin
S. Gervasoni, “SONATiNeXPRESSIVE” for violin and piano
G. Kurtág, Three pieces for violin and piano op. 14e
W.A. Mozart, Sonata for piano and violin KV 379 in G major
W.A. Mozart, Sonata for piano and violin KV 454 in B flat major
S. Prokofiev, Five melodies for violin and piano op. 35
S. Prokofiev, Sonata for violin and piano op. 80 in f minor
M. Ravel, Tzigane, Rapsodie de concert for violin and piano
F. Schubert, Fantasia for violin and piano D 934, in C major
F. Schubert, Fantasia for piano four hands D 940 in f minor
F. Schubert, Notturno for piano trio D 897, in E flat major
F. Schubert, Rondo for piano four hands D 951 in A major
F. Schubert, Sonata for piano and violin n. 2 D 385, in a minor
F. Schubert, Sonata for piano and violin D 574 in A major “Gran duo”
R. Schumann, Drei Romanzen for violin and piano op. 94
R. Schumann, Fünf Stücke im Volkston for cello and piano op. 102
R. Schumann, Sonata for piano and violin op. 105 in a minor
R. Schumann, Sonata for violin and piano op. 121 in d minor
D. Shostakovich, Sonata for cello and piano op. 40
A. Solbiati, Duo for violin and piano, after “Il gigante”
A. Solbiati, Sonetto for violin and piano
I. Stravinsky, Divertimento for violin and piano, after the “Fairy’s kiss”
I. Stravinsky, Duo concertante for violin and piano
I. Stravinsky, Suite Italienne for violin and piano
I. Stravinsky, Suite Italienne for cello and piano

Orchestra

J. S. Bach, Concerto for piano and orchestra BWV 1056
J. S. Bach, Concerto for four pianos BWV 1065
L.v. Beethoven, Choral Fantasy op. 80
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 op. 73 “Emperor”
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Concerto op. 61a, after the Violin Concerto
W.A. Mozart, Piano concert KV 482
W.A. Mozart, Piano concerto KV 503
R. Schumann, Piano Concerto op. 54

Video

R. Schumann: Piano Sonata Op. 14 “Concert sans Orchestre”
L.v. Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 32 Op. 111
J.S. Bach, Prelude and fugue in c sharp minor BWV 849
A. Scriabin, Five Preludes Op. 74

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