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Dalia Lazar has Carnegie Hall recital on January 27th 2010 at 7:30 pm
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  01/18/2010 | Music , People , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Rare combination of charisma, personality and terrific pianistic facility

Dalia Lazar dedicates Carnegie Hall recital in memory of the great pianist Maria Curcio
JANUARY 27TH 2010 AT 7:30 PM

Pianist Dalia Lazar will perform a recital on Wednesday, January 27th 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The program includes Scarlatti's sonatas in B-minor (K. 27, L.449), F-minor (K.466, L.118) and D-minor (K.141, L.422); Chopin's Barcarolle (Op.60); Levitzki’s Arabesque Valsante (Op. 6); Moszkowski's Etude in F (Op.72 No. 6);  Brahms' Four Piano Pieces (Op. 119) and Liszt’s Sonata in B-minor. This will be Ms. Lazar's third performance  at Carnegie Hall.

The concert is dedicated to the great Maria Curcio who passed away recently. Maria Curcio (1918 – 2009), was an Italian classical pianist who became renowned as a greatly influential and sought-after teacher. Her students included Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Barry Douglas, Radu Lupu, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Martha Argerich, and Geoffrey Tozer. Maria Curcio was the last student of the great Artur Schnabel and she passed on his teachings to her own students. Likewise, Dalia Lazar was the last student of Maria Curcio.

Dalia Lazar's playing is characterized by critics as "such noble playing," (Yediot Achronot, Tel Aviv),  "un sentimento profundo" (Panorama, Venezuela), "virtuosismo y impecable fraseo" (El Nacional, Venezuela), "that rare combination of charisma, personality and terrific pianistic facility" (pianist Tzimon Barto), and " inspiring display of musical excellence”  (Daily Republic). 

Final Program for 27th January 2010, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Concert in memory of great Maria Curcio (1918-2009)


Scarlatti  Sonata in B-minor, K. 27, L.449

                  Sonata in F-minor, K.466, L.118

                  Sonata in D-minor, K.141, L.422

Chopin  Barcarolle, Op.60

Levitzki  Arabesque Valsante, Op. 6

Moszkowski  Etude in F, Op.72 No. 6

Brahms  Four Piano Pieces, Op. 119

Liszt   Sonata in B-minor

Works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Levitzki, Moszkowski, Brahms and Liszt.


As a finalist in New York Concert Artist Guild Competition, Dalia Lazar made her New York debut at Rubenstein Hall, followed by her Carnegie Recital Hall debut later that year. Since then she has performed a broad repertoire as a soloist in concerts and recitals worldwide, including the United States, Israel, Russia, Switzerland, Greece, Venezuela, Croatia, Mexico and Romania.

Born in Croatia, Dalia Lazar began studying piano at an early age. Her first piano teacher recognized her uncommon talent and pianistic ability, and at the age of sixteen she was admitted to Moscow’s P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory.  During her studies in Moscow, Ms. Lazar performed throughout Soviet Union. Immediately after her graduation at the Moscow Conservatory, Ms. Lazar decided to continue her career in New York and London where she studied with Karl Urlich Schnabel and Maria Curcio.

Her chamber music repertoire includes the works for violin and piano duo and piano trio, which she performed extensively with her late husband, violinist Lucian Lazar.  Her recent CD includes works by Schumann, Beethoven and Chopin. 

Ms Lazar is a resident of Westport, Connecticut.

Ticket Information
Tickets: $25 each. For events taking place at Carnegie Hall, tickets are on sale now at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, or can be charged to major credit cards by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website,

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