György Lázár was born in Budapest in 1967. He studied with Katalin Halmágyi at the Béla Bartók Conservatory in Budapest, with Rita Wagner at the Teacher Training College of the Liszt Academy, Budapest, and attended masterclasses with Malcolm Bilson and Ferenc Rados, among others. Lázár gave the first performance of many of his fellow students’ works.
After completing his studies, in 1988, he became répétiteur of the Opera House in Budapest and since 2005 he has been chief répétiteur of the Hungarian National Ballet where he also performs solo recitals and chamber music (including piano concertos by Mozart and works by Hindemith, Bartók and Liszt). Lázár has appeared around the world with the Opera House ensemble and the Erno Dohnányi Symphony Orchestra, also organising chamber music concerts with musicians from the Opera House. He also plays contemporary music, jazz and Latin American music
Lázár regularly appears with the Yvette Bozsik dance ensemble and the Arts Harmony artists’ society, of which he is artistic director. In 2004 György Lázár was awarded the Cross of Merit of the Republic of Hungary.