Druvi de Saram

Pianist. Brother of Rohan de Saram.

Druvi commenced his musical studies in Sri Lanka. After arriving in England at the age of 16, he worked with a series of renowned musicians including Dame Myra Hess, Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Daniel Barenboim and Maria Curcio. He also studied for two years at the Moscow Conservatoire.

He gave his London debut at the Wigmore Hall after which he toured extensively as a soloist both in Europe and Asia, including tours of China, India and Australia. Performing as a duo with his cellist brother, Rohan, he has performed at leading London venues and at prestigious international festivals in both the UK and Europe. They also toured the former Soviet Union several times. Also as a chamber musician, Druvi has worked with the Arditti Quartet as well as artists such as violinist Salvatore Accardo and clarinettist Anthony Pay. Collaborating with contemporary composers, he has given first performances of works by Humphrey Searle, Roger Reynolds and John Mayer. He has also broadcast frequently for the BBC and several European radio stations.

Druvi currently teaches at Junior Academy at the Royal Academy of Music and privately.