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Ingmar Lazar at the Athenaeum
After the pause we listened to shorter and incisive opus. The first play was Sonata in C minor KV 457 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This is one of the two sonatas that the composer placed them in a minor tonality and despite the fact that it seems that he wrote it for a didactic usage, it represents a work filled with an extraordinary dramatic nature that will lately be used by Beethoven in his 'Patetica' Sonata. Ingmar Lazar showed a beautiful clarity of style and a very rational approach to the whole process of construction of the repertory. Very often, due to his attitude on the stage, you could be able to forget that he is just a young musician. He was born in 1993 and it must be mentioned that his parents are Romanians. Moreover, he is Marie-Mayence Gibani`s grandson, the one who was Constantin Brâncuși`s last pupil. He started to study piano at 5 years old and a year later he managed to sing in front of an audience at the famous Gaveau Hall from Paris. Therefore, his concert experience is quite large.
Speaking again about the concert from the Sunday evening, the last three opus that the musician performed were the Ballad op. 52 no. 4 in F minor by Chopin, Pièce sur le nom de Fauré by Enescu and Mephisto Waltz No . 1 by Franz Liszt. We saw them all as a great opus, with states and nuances differences. This 'romantic' end was a successful conclusion for a recital who was also a successful one.
Translated by Oana Diaconu
MTTLC, the University of Bucharest, 2nd Year