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Lazar Berman
°1930 - †2005
Russian Federation
piano
Biography
A child prodigy from the age of four, Lazar Berman (1930-2005) was a student at the Moscow Conservatory and a prizewinner at the Queen Elisabeth and Franz Liszt Competitions in 1956, but was not authorized to perform outside the Soviet Union for more than twenty years. It was not until 1976 that he was 're-discovered' when he performed a memorable concert at the United Nations Organization with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati. Since that time Lazar Berman pursued an international career, performing with the very greatest orchestras under conductors such as Abbado, Karajan, Bernstein, Leinsdorf, ... and with whom he made more than a hundred recordings. In 1990 he moved to Italy. As a professor at Imola, he was regularly invited to sit on juries at international competitions and presided over the jury of the 1995 Long-Thibaud Competition in Paris.
Activities
ActivityFunction
Final piano 1995Member of the jury
Master classes piano 1995Member of the jury
Semi-final piano 1995Member of the jury
First round piano 1995Member of the jury
PIANO 1995Member of the jury
Final piano 1991Member of the jury
Prelude concert to the final piano 1991Soloist
Semi-final piano 1991Member of the jury
First round piano 1991Member of the jury
PIANO 1991Member of the jury
Final 1956: Lazar BermanSoloist
PIANO 1956Fifth Prize
Audio
Final 1956: Lazar Berman
René Defossez : Fusioso ed Marcato (Concerto for piano and orchestra)
René Defossez : Religioso (Concerto for piano and orchestra)
Final 1956: Lazar Berman
Franz Liszt : Concerto n. 1 in E flat major
Concert in aid of Fonds Musical Reine Elisabeth piano 1956
Ludwig van Beethoven : Sonata n. 23 in F minor op. 57
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