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Juan José Lázaro

Juan Lázaro is a New York born pianist of Peruvian/Russian descent. His studies began with the Bulgarian teacher Boriana Savova and was giving concerts at the age of six. In 2006, Juan entered the Mannes College Preparatory Division and began an extensive study with Irina Edelman.

Juan has given numerous solo and collaborative recitals at venues including Steinway Hall, Musikverein, Yamaha Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium, and the Metropolitan Opera's Liszt Hall. In 2015, Juan graduated from the Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Music degree under the tutelage of Professor Jerome Lowenthal. In 2019 he graduated with an MA in Collaborative Piano (focus on voice) from the Manhattan School of Music under Professor Thomas Muraco. In 2022, Juan was admitted to the Lindemann Young Artists Program at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and is currently in his second year.