October 1, 4:00 pm
Lovro Peretić is an internationally recognized, award-winning classical guitarist from Zagreb, Croatia. He started studying guitar at a young age with Xhevdet Sahatxhija, and later studied with Judicaël Perroy at the Haute Ecole de Musique Genève in Switzerland. Today he is regarded as one of the leading guitarists of the younger generation, regularly giving concerts and winning numerous awards at some of the most prestigious classical music competitions.
Lovro has won over 30 prizes in international competitions, including first place at the 2022 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition, the 2020 Eurostrings Guitar Competition, and the Changsha International Guitar Competition in China. As part of his first prize award at the GFA competition, Lovro recorded his debut album for the Naxos Laureate Series, which was released in 2023.
Lovro has given concerts throughout Europe as a soloist and as a chamber musician. He regularly performs in various chamber ensembles, most notably his guitar trio Evocación, which recently released their first album, also named Evocación. He has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Symphony Orchestra of Croatian radio television and the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, and has performed and given master classes in many of the world’s most prestigious guitar festivals and concert series, including the Paris International Guitar Festival and the London International Guitar Festival.