Considered to be one of Serbia’s finest pianists, Nikola Avramovic is a seasoned performer and a prize winner at numerous international piano competitions. He is graduate of both the Belgrade Academy of Arts and London’s Royal College of Music, having studied and worked in masterclasses with pianists including Ninoslav Zivkovic, Ian Jones, Ashley Wass, Aleksandar Madzar, Janina Fialkowska and Sophia Gulyak.
Nikola has been the recipient of many scholarships and awards. Among others, he is a First Prize winner at the EPTA Competition (in 2 consecutive competitions), First Prize winner at the Serbia Republic Competition, Second Prize winner at the Joan Chissell Schumann Piano Competition, and Second Prize winner at the International Competition in Nis.
His recent engagements have included performances at the Harrogate International Festivals (2016), the opening solo recital at the Ripon Music Festival (3 July 2017), Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1 at St. John Smith’s Square, London (27 September 2017), and a solo recital at Harrogate’s Wesley Hall (the “Wigmore of the North”) (12 December 2017). Highlights for 2018 and 2019 include performances of Gershwin’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.2 at the Cadogan Hall, a recital at London’s Steinway Hall, and performances throughout Europe including at the Festival Internacional de Música de Vale de Cambra.
Nikola has recorded for Radio Belgrade and appeared regularly on broadcast television. He is the current recipient of the prestigious Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship. He resides in London.