DamiLeopold Sertic

Born and grown up in Munich

First piano lesson at the age of five

Degree in music pedagogy in 1998 from the Munich Advanced Scool for Music and Theatre

Upon completion of the Conservatory 2000 continued studies in Salzburg. There based now as  freelance artist

Best Croatian participant at the "Zagreb 2004" International Piano Competition 

Piano Performance Master's degree in 2007 at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg

Often performing on historical instruments such as Mozart's own pianoforte from Vienna 1780

Piano teachers: Alla v. Buch, Vadim Suchanov, Gernot Sieber and Alexei Lubimov 

Doctoral degree (PhD) in 2018 at the Mozarteum University

Working on an alternative song album mixed with electronic music and another of piano music 

Performances in Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, UK, USA, Croatia und Austria, - particulary frequent appearences in the Castle of Leopoldskron

Singer teachers: Catarina Lybeck und Monika Lenz

Debut as singer in Nov. 2007 (live broadcast by ORF) "Musik daran die Welten hängen" for string-quartet, piano, percussions and counter tenor by W. Roscher

 
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Photo taken by Philip Hutchinson, London BBC Studios in February 2013

News

 

 

It was maybe fate that it took this long to get everything complete, but I'm happy to let you know that my Piano Variations on Björk's "Overture" are finally available for download.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The music is of course dedicated to Björk - so it was ideal and a nice coincidence, that I got the chance to release the music to celebrate her 50th birthday. 

After a lot of hurdles I can now conclude a long period of patient waiting. I'm also very happy with the recording. The final mastering now gives the listener (a kind of a new) special sound experience. It feels like your ears are positioned right over the piano strings, so you have the sensation of being part of the sound. Especially with headphones!
Many thanks to my friend Daniel Stenway for the opportunity to record the work on his Steinway Grand D in 2011. Thanks also to my best friend John Lotherington for always motivating and supporting me during these last years in terms of sorting out rights issues. Thanks to Michele Gaggia for the great second mastering of the recording. Thanks to Björk, Derek Birkett and Kobalt Music for permission!

Damir Sertic Pianist Composer Countertenor Klavierlehrer Salzburg

 

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