DANIJEL GAŠPAROVIĆ earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree (piano performance) at the Music Academy of the University of Zagreb. He specialized his skills at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Pécs (Hungary) under guidance of
pianist Csaba Kiraly. He is the winner of state, international and dean prizes, and was a scholar of the City of Zagreb.
As a soloist and a chamber musician, he performed at the Osor Musical Evenings, Hvar Summer Festival, Nights in Grič Summer Festival, Vinkovci Autumn Festival, PianoFortissimo Festival, Cristoforium series of concerts on historical instruments in Zagreb, Zagreb Piano Duo Festival, the Music Palette series, Nei Suoni dei Luoghi festival in Italy, Musica Maxima festival, May Music Evenings in Šibenik, Papandopuliana festival in Tribunj, Ohrid Summer Festival and Autumn Musical evenings in Macedonia, 32 Beethoven sonatas series, Chopin Piano Fest in Prishtina, concerts in Ljubljana, festivals in Dubrovnik, Losinj Festival and many others.
He has also participated in the organizing of a piano instrument exhibition called the Ten Pianos at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in 2012, performing the works of Schubert and Saint-Saëns as well as in numerous festivals and cultural projects.
From 2009 to 2014 he participated in organizing and leading the series of concerts of students of the Musical Academy in Zagreb called Virtuoso.
He is actively engaged in organizational and productive work, so he collaborated on joint projects with the Concert Hall Vatroslav Lisinski, HRT, the Croatian Society of Musicians, the City of Zagreb, the Austrian Cultural Forum, numerous embassies and other partners. He collaborated with eminent orchestras and conductors such as the Zagreb Youth Orchestra under the guidance of Zlatan Srzić, Zagreb soloists led by Rober Lehrbaumer and others.
He was actively trained at seminars by eminent artists (Peter Eicher, Karl-Heinz, Kämmerling, Eugen Indjic, Snežana Anastasova Čadikovska, Boris Romanov, Ruben Dalibaltayan).
He participated in numerous television and radio shows.
He won the Dean’s Prize in 2010, and during his studies he was a scholar of the City of Zagreb.
Danijel Gašparović regularly performs in piano duo Kos Gašparović and regularly performs with his father Ljubomir Gašparović in the piano duo Gašparović all over the country and abroad.
He won the Best Artistic Collaboration Award at the Darko Lukić Competition in 2016.
He is a piano professor at the SUDIGO in Zabok and the executive and artistic director of the Artistic Organization Cristoforium, which organizes top-class concert series in Croatia and abroad and a host of other important cultural and educational content.
Danijel Gašparović is a CEO and founder of the company for artists management and services in culture CristoforiumArt representing some of the most respected local and international artists such as Julian Rachlin, Roman Simovic, Milos, Andrey Gugnin and other and organizes a number of respectable cultural events in cooperation with partners from Croatia and abroad as well as providing various services in culture.
He was a jury member of Santa Cecillia International Piano Competition in Porto, WPTA IPC Spain in Madrid, Oskar Rieding IPC in Slovenia, New Generation IPC & Festival in Moscow, Grand Piano in Palace Festival IPC in St. Petersburg and many others. He acts as a board member of the national board for the competition in Croatia.
Danijel Gašparović is World Piano Teachers Association Croatia President and artistic and executive director of the Kašman Festival in Mali Lošinj.
Together with his father, he is the owner of the largest and most valuable private collection of historical pianos in South – Eastern part of Europe – the Gašparović’s Piano Collection.