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26.07.2017

Rehearsals of Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2017 have officially started!

The only opera festival in Montenegro will be held on August 23 - 27 at the historical fortresses of Kanli Kula, Forte Mare and the Old Town of Herceg Novi. The main event of this Festival will be Tchaikovsky’s opera Iolanta, which will be performed at Kanli Kula on 25th & 26th of August starting at 21h.

After successfully completed audition for the opera Iolanta in April, Operosa is now focused on the organization of Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2017 (OMOF2017).

We are happy that over 100 young opera singers have applied and 22 were selected.

The preparation of OMOF2017 is in progress, the rehearsals have started in Kolarac People's University Building. They are bringing together internationally renowned experts in Belgrade as well as young artists from the field of classical music, coming from different parts of Europe. 

The rehearsals for Tchaikovsky’s opera "Iolanta" are ongoing everyday except Sunday until 16th of August in Kolarac They will be led by the artistic team consisting of:

  • Eraldo Salmieri - Conductor from Austria;

  • His assistant - Jan Wierzba from Portugal;

  • Ashley Dean - Stage Director from the UK;

  • Cordelia Chisholm - Set Designer also from the UK;

  • Ilija Višnjić - Costume Designer from Serbia;

  • Operosa Opera Festival Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists.

The tickets for the Festival are on pre-sale and can be booked by special offers for couples, families and companies, until the end of July at sales@operosa.org.

Also, the tickets for both Iolanta performances can be purchased through the Eventim service.

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