Lovro Peretić is an internationally award winning classical guitarist from Zagreb (Croatia) currently based in Geneva (Switzerland) where he is doing his postgraduate studies with Judicaël Perroy at the Haute Ecole de Musique Genève.

Lovro started studying guitar at a young age under tuition of prof. Xhevdet Sahatxhija in music school “Pavao Markovac” in Zagreb. After that, he graduated with distinction at the Music academy in Zagreb in the class of prof. Darko Petrinjak studying for one year in a student exchange program at L’École Supérieure Musique et Danse Hauts-de-France in Lille (France) with prof. Judicaël Perroy. He has been awarded the Dean's award and Rector's award of University in Zagreb. Today, he is regarded as one of the leading guitarists of the younger generation, regularly giving concerts in Europe and winning numerous awards at some of the most prestigious classical music competitions.

Lovro has greatly benefited from numerous masterclasses with musicians and scholars such as Zoran Dukic, Marcin Dylla, Lorenzo Micheli, Ana Vidović, Paolo Pegoraro, Łukasz Kuropaczewski, Ricardo Gallén, Marco Socías and more. He has given concerts all around Croatia and in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Poland, Spain, Finland, Estonia, Italy, France, Austria, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Hungary and Greece as a soloist and a chamber musician. He has performed and given masterclasses in many of the worlds most prestigious guitar festivals and music concert series’, including Paris International Guitar Festival, Music Festival “Vladimir Spivakov” in Moscow, Zagreb Guitar Festival, Antwerp International Guitar Festival, José Tomás Villa de Petrer International Guitar Festival and many more.

He has won over 30 prizes in international competitions, including the International Concert Artist competition of GFA (USA), Changsha International Guitar Competition (China), Andres Segovia guitar competition in Velbert (Germany), Anna Amalia guitar competition in Weimar (Germany), Zagreb Guitar Festival (Croatia), Boris Papandopulo music competition in Zagreb (Croatia), Antwerpen Guitar Festival (Belgium), Enrico Mercatali guitar competition in Gorizia (Italy), Fernando Sor guitar competition in Rome (Italy), Volos Guitar Competition (Greece), Concours international de guitare d'Antony (France), Peja International Guitar Festival (Kosovo), Sarajevo International Guitar Festival (B&H), “Paola Ruminelli” international chamber music competition (Italy), Split Guitar Festival (Croatia), Mörski festival kitare (Slovenia), International guitar competition ”Porečki tirando”, Brussels International Guitar Competition ”Ilse and Nicolas Alfonso” (Belgium), International guitar competition ”Ida Presti” (Croatia). Lovro’s biggest success in a competition so far was in 2020 when he won the 3rd Eurostrings competition, one of the most important competitions for guitar which brought him an opportunity to give numerous concerts and master classes in 18 countries of Europe, as well as in Asia and the USA.Except as a soloist, he regularly performs in various chamber music groups among which the most significant ones are duo with violinist Katarina Kutnar and guitar trio Evocación, with whom they recently released their first album named Evocación. As a soloist, he played with the Symphony orchestra of Croatian radio television, Dubrovnik symphony orchestra, Zagreb soloists and more.

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