HHH CONCERTS | DAMIR DURMANOVIC | LUNCHTIME PIANO SERIES | 21 FEBRUARY 2024 (13:00)
J.S. Bach — Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 894
M. Clementi — Piano Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Op. 34
R. Schumann — Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
This concert takes place at St Christopher’s Church, St Christopher's Green, Haslemere, GU27 1DD.
As an internationally sought-after performer, Damir Durmanovic has performed in venues and festivals including the Wigmore Hall, Champs Hill Studios, YPF Festival Amsterdam, Wimbledon Music Festival, Renia Sofia Audotorium Madrid, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Derby Multifaith Center, Flusserei Flums, ‘Ballenlager’ Vaduz. He has won prizes in numerous international competitions including The Beethoven Intercollegiate Junior Competition in London, Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition in Geneva and Isidor Bajic International Piano Competition in Novi Sad.
He has performed in masterclasses with Claudio Martinez-Mehner, Dmitri Bashkirov, Pascal Devoyon, Jacques Rouvier, Robert Levin, Jean-Bernard Pommier, Tatyana Sarkisova, and chamber ensembles such as the Emerson Quartet. Damir is also a scholar at the ‘Musikakademie Liechtestein’ and regularly participates in the courses organised by the academy.
Damir began his studies at age of eight in his home country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Maja Azabagic before continuing his studies at the Yehudi Menuhin School where he studied with professor Marcel Baudet.
In 2021 he released an album with the Ulysses Arts label. Damir is supported by the Keyboard Charitable Trust as well as the Talent Unlimited Scheme. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music where he studied with Dmitri Alexeev.