Henri Lazarof Living Legacy

Henri Lazarof Concert Series

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The annual Henri Lazarof Chamber Concert, at which the Henri Lazarof International Commission Prize winner’s composition will be premiered each year, will continue the Brandeis music department’s mission of hosting professional performances that feature works by contemporary composers. In addition to the commissioned work, each concert will feature music of Henri Lazarof and other composers with the same instrumentation.

Our next Henri Lazarof Chamber Concert, which feature a world premiere from the fourth annual Henri Lazarof International Commission Prize winner Njabulo Phungula, has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2024 in the Slosberg Recital Hall (Reserve tickets HERE!)

This year’s annual Henri Lazarof Chamber Concert will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5 and will include the following program:

  • Henri Lazarof: String Quartet No. 8 “Hommage to Paul Klee”
  • Bohuslav Martinu: Three Madrigals for violin and viola
  • Njabulo Phungula: Trio for French horn, violin and piano (*world premiere, winner of 2023 Henri Lazarof International Commission Prize)
  • Henri Lazarof: Trio for French horn, violin and piano

Performed by the Lydian String Quartet, hornist Clark Matthews, violinist Markus Placci, and pianist Heng-Jin Park

collage of artists