Lovro Pogorelich received his first piano lessons from his father Ivan, a classical musician. At the age of twelve, Lovro began to study with the Russian pianist and pedagogue Konstantin Bogino. At thirteen, he gave his first recital with works by Schumann, Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov, and two years later he appeared as a soloist in the Piano Concerto of the Robert Schumann’s Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra.
Lovro has been performing regularly since 1987. He has performed in most cities in Croatia, as a soloist, and with almost every major orchestra in the country. In addition to concerts in his homeland, Lovro has also performed in France (Salle Gaveau, Palais des Festivals, Cannes), Switzerland (Kongreshaus, Zürich, Sion Festival), United Kingdom (Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room – Southbank Center , London), Italy (Teatro Bibiena, Mantova), Denmark (Tivoli and Radiohaus, Copenhagen, Louisiana, Humlebaek), Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Belgium, Finland (Kuopio Music Center), Sweden (Nybrokajen 11) , Norway, Bulgaria (Bulgaria Hall, Sofia), Canada (Walter Hall, Toronto, Montreal), Japan (Suntory Hall and Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo, Kyoto, Nagoya, Osaka),
Recent projects include the recital tour in China in October 2015 (Tianjin Grand Theater, Guangzhou Grand Theater, Suzhou Art Center, Shanghai and Beijing).
In April 2012, he toured with the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra and Mo. Zoltán Kocsis (Budapest Palace of Arts – Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Miskolc National Theater, Kodály Széged Center, Bartók Hall Pécs, Debrezen).
He also recorded one of the world’s first music DVDs (Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Danish Odense Symphony Orchestra for DENON) and made many other recordings for Croatian, French, Dutch and G
He is the founder and artistic director of PagArtFestival.