Dimitry Zagumennikov is a russian classical guitarist born in 1987. He received his first guitar lessons at the age of eleven years with Vadim Belov. He also studied piano at music school, where he finished with distinction.
In 2002, he moved to Moscow to focus on guitar, studying with Nikolay Komolyatov - first at the Alfred Schnittke College of Music and later at the Gnessin's State Academy of Music, finishing in 2011. From 2012 to 2015 he studied at the Graz University of Art in Austria, with Martin Myslivecek. During this time he won many awards including competitions in Moscow, Paris, Berlin, Kiev, St. Petersburg and Pescara.
Since 2014, Dimitry Zagumennikov has lived in Berlin, Germany, where he studied at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music with Daniel Göritz. He performs internationally from Russia and Europe to the middle East, and also performs with various chamber and symhpony orchestras as well as small ensemble groups.
His guitar playing is characterized by brillant technique, delicate control of dynamic nuances, great depth of interpretation and an extensive repertoire covering periods and styles from Renaissance through Impressionism and contemporary music.
In 2016, Dimitry Zagumennikov recorded a CD with works by Villa-Lobos, Ponce and Rodrigo.