Saturday April 20, 2024
Knox Presbyterian Church (3704 37th St SW)
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Lovro Peretić was born in Zagreb in 1995 and started studying guitar with Xhevdet Sahatxhija. Later, he graduated from the Academy of Music in Zagreb, where he studied with Darko Petrinjak and spent one year in a student exchange programme at L’École Supérieure Musique et Danse Hauts-de-France, Lille with Judicaël Perroy. He is a promising guitarist of the younger generation, who has been successful in many national and international competitions, winning First Prize at: the International Competition for Young Guitarists ‘Andres Segovia’ in Velbert, Germany, the Anna Amalia Gitarrewettbewerb in Weimar, the Zagreb Guitar Festival in Croatia; Concorso Internazionale di Chitarra Classica ‘Enrico Mercatali’ in Gorizia, Italy and the Sarajevo International Guitar Festival, among others.
He represented Croatia in many important festivals such as the Vladimir Spivakov International Foundation’s festival in Moscow and the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth’s Young Hearts for Music in Austria and Germany. He also regulary performs in various chamber music groups including his duo with violinist Katarina Kutnar and in the guitar tri Evocación. He has performed as a soloist with the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, and Zagreb Soloists, among others. Lovro was awarded the Dean’s and Rector’s prizes of the University of Zagreb.