Ingmar Lazar has studied piano with Valery Sigalevitch and Vladimir Krainev, and theory and harmony with Françoise Levéchin-Gangloff. He is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in the class of Bernd Goetzke, as well as at the International Piano Academy Lake Como with Dmitri Bashkirov, Malcolm Bilson, Fou Ts'ong, Peter Frankl, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Vladimir Mischouk, and William Grant Naboré.
Lazar made his debut at the age of six at the Salle Gaveau in Paris. At the age of ten he won the International EPTA Piano Competition in Namur, Belgium, and in 2008 he was the winner of the C.I.M. International Academy in Val d'Isère, France.
He has been invited to give concerts in France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and in the United States. He also participated in many festivals: the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the International Colmar Festival, the International Dinard Festival, the Festival of the Château de Lourmarin, the International Chioggia Festival, the "Pianomaster" Festival in Gravedona.
He has been performing with conductors such as Vladimir Spivakov and Jean-Jacques Kantorow, and with orchestras such as the National Philharmonic of Russia, the Moscow Virtuosi, the Orchestre Lamoureux, the Toruń Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Chamber Orchestra of Bucharest, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Lviv Philharmonic, the Symphony Orchestra of the Chioggia Festival.
…the beauty of his piano sound and his ability to slip into and out of fleeting accents struck me as major pianism of the first rank.San Francisco Classical Voice