Participant of contest 2023

Lovre Marušić

Lovre Marušić

Lovre Marušić began piano lessons with Rozarija Samodol in his hometown Omiš. Invited by the famous Russian pianist Natalia Trull, in 2006 he went to Moscow, to study at the Central Music School of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he graduated in 2011. He then studied at the University of Zagreb Academy of Music with Ruben Dalibaltayan, graduating in the class of Ljubomir Gašparović. Currently, he is continuing his postgraduate studies at Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar in the class of Grigory Gruzman and regularly undertakes private lessons with Diego Prigollini.

In 2021 he has won silver medal and second prize at Cleveland International Piano Competition, 2018 he has won 1 st prize at Porto International Piano Competition ' Santa Cecilia 'just to mention a few.

He has performed with eminent orchestras and chamber groups such as the Cleveland Orchestra, Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, Irkutsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Rijeka HNK orchestra, Croatian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, Atlantic Costa Orchestra-Portugal, Vojvođanski Philarmonic Orchestra, Belgrade Symphony Orchestra and New York’s Escher String Quartet.  As a soloist and chamber musician he has performed in Europe, and the USA.

He is currently Assistant Chair in the Piano Department of Academy of Music in Zagreb and artistic director of ‘Ostinato’, the International Festival of Chamber Music in Omiš. He is represented by CristoforiumArt management.