Academia

Incentive

Are you a young opera or classical music artist with a strong vision and a good plan for achieving your goals?

The Operosa Incentive is a reward of support and encouragement of €200 awarded to three selected applicants toward their current career development plan. The Incentive is open once a year.

Past Winners of the Operosa Incentives and Awards

Nenad Gvozdenac

Trumpet Student from Serbia

raising funds for the purchase of the trumpet to continue his education and enroll High Music School in Sombor

Ana Krstajić

Composer from Serbia

Winner 80% of the scholarship required for admission to the Master's Degree Berklee College in the department of music for film, television and video games.

She collects the rest of the resources necessary to go to college (20%).

Ilija Višnjić

Set Designer from Serbia

Ilija is traveling to Aix-en-Provence festival to be part of the Opera Creation workshop supported by enoa.

Animato Quartet

Quartet from Serbia

Animato Quartet consisting of Teodora Boljanac, Jelena Mitrović, Vesna Garabantin and Marija Obrenović - for their concert tour in China where they will perform in over 10 cities, presenting young and talented musicians from Serbia.

Jana Cvetković

Mezzo-soprano from Serbia

Jana was awarded at the Laza Jovanovic international singing competition with participation at the Introduction to Nordic opera and vocal music organised by Operosa and with the support of enoa.

Ana Petrović

Soprano from Serbia

Ana Petrović will use Operosa Incentive support to work with Mr. Ira Siff, renowned opera vocal coach. She will go to Amsterdam for a week of intensive coaching sessions. Last summer Mr Siff already showed Ana the very direction she would like to take now in the terms of her vocal technique and the artistic expression.

Stefan Šoškić

Clarinetist from Serbia

Stefan Šoškić is supported by Operosa Incentive to fundraise amount of 36000 NOK (3800 EUR) for new instrument - Bb clarinet - Buffet Crampon FESTIVAL.

Mina Kovač Marković

Soprano from Serbia

Mina Kovač Marković  won Operosa Incentive for the project "Barokni vitraž" ment to be performed as a music and staged performance, with the following participants: Mina Kovač Marković (soprano), Nataša Rašić (mezzosoprano) and Dušan Marković (pianist).

Marko Pantelić

Baritone from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2015. Participation in Operosa Opera Festival 2016 production. Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia. December 2015

Ivana Milinčić

Soprano from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2015. Full scholarship to participate in Master Class at Operosa 2016. Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia December 2015

Elina Raykova

Soprano from Bulgaria

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2015. Participation in Master class with Carlo Colombara in Sofia.

May 2015

Maj Lind

Soprano from Sweden

Travel expenses toward participation in the Kangasniemi Summer Academy of Song 2015 in Finland.

May 2015

Marija Buga Šimić

Soprano from Croatia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2014 Full scholarship to participate in Master Class at Operosa 2015. Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia December 2014

Ognjen Milivojša

Baritone from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2014. Cover role in Operosa Opera Festival 2015 production. Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia.

December 2014

Dolores Leko

Soprano from Croatia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2014 Full scholarship to participate in Master Class at Operosa 2015. Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia December 2014

Maja Mijatović

Mezzo soprano from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2014 Series of coaching sessions with Artistic Director of Operosa mezzo soprano Katherine Haataja.

May 2014

Olivera Tičević

Soprano from Montenegro

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2014 Travel expenses to Sofia, Bulgaria and cost of daily coaching sessons for one week with Bulgarian soprano Darina Takova.

February 2014

Ivan Plazačić

Baritone from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Reward 2013 Full scholarship to participate at Austrian Barock Academie in Gmunden, Austria.

Special Operosa Prize at the Herceg Novi International Competition "Bruna Špiler“ in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.

Nemanja Nikolić

Baritone from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2013 Principal role in Operosa Porto Montenegro Opera Festival 2014 production of "Romeo & Juliette". Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia.

December 2013

Nevena Josić

Soprano from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2013 Full scholarship to participate in the Jennifer Larmore Master Class at Operosa 2014. Special Operosa Prize at the "Lazar Jovanović“ International Competition for Young Singers - Belgrade, Serbia.

December 2013

Maja Mijatović

Mezzo soprano from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2013 Travel expenses toward participation in “Elena Nikolai” International Competition for Young Opera Singers–Panagiurishte, Bulgaria.

III place November 2013

Jovana Čurović

Soprano from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2013 Travel expenses toward participation in “Elena Nikolai” International Competition for Young Opera Singers –Panagiurishte, Bulgaria.

Finalist November 2013

Olivera Tičević

Soprano from Montenegro

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2013 Travel expenses toward participation in “Elena Nikolai” International Competition for Young Opera Singers –Panagiurishte, Bulgaria.

November 2013

Milica Jovičić

Soprano from Serbia

Winner of Operosa Foundation Award 2013 Travel expenses toward participation in “Elena Nikolai” International Competition for Young Opera Singers–Panagiurishte, Bulgaria.

November 2013

Tea Dervišbegović

Harpsichord

Operosa & Gmunden Barok Akademie Summer School, 2012

Scholarship and Collaboration Program with Barok Akademie in Gmunden, Austria.

Recipient of scholarship: Tea Dervisbegović harpsichord

Repertoire: Bach cantatas