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Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2017 #OMOF2017

23.08. - 27.08.2017

Operosa proudly presents new opera production of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Montenegrin Divas, Classical moment in Old Town and Final Closing concerts from 23rd - 27th of August 2017 in Kanli Kula fortress, Forte Mare fortress and Old Town of Herceg Novi.

Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2017 #OMOF2017

Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival (#OMOF) is a classical music and opera festival that promotes young opera talent and contemporary interpretation to a modern audience.

The Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival is the only opera festival in Montenegro, and takes place in the stunning open air Kanli Kula and Forte Mare Fortresses overlooking the Adriatic Sea in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.

The Festival combines unique performances of international opera talent with the rich local cultural heritage attracting an ever growing audience and media from across the world.

This year’s Festival will take place from 23rd to 27th of August 2017 in Herceg Novi.

Tickets for both performances of the opera “Iolanta” are available for purchase at  Eventim online service.

You can book your tickets until the end of June with special offers for couples, families and companies. For more information contact

23rd of August 2017 at 21h

"Montenegrin Divas in Forte Mare”, Forte Mare Tower

Selected opera arias, duets and more performed with a string ensemble.
Soprano Olivera Tičević
Soprano Marijana Sovran
Soprano Milica milanovic
Tickets: 5 EUR
24th of August 2017 at 20h

“Classical Moment in Old Town” Old Town of Herceg Novi

Ballet and Opera performance
25th & 26th of August 2017 at 21h

“Iolanta”, Kanli Kula Amphitheater

Opera by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Conductor Eraldo Salmieri
Stage Director Ashley Dean
Set Designer Cordelia Chisholm
Costume Designer Ilija Visnjic
Lighting Designer Kevin Treacy
Operosa Opera Festival Orchestra Chorus and Soloists
Tickets: 30 EUR (upper category incl. 1 glass of wine) / 15 EUR (lower category)
27th of August 2017 at 21h

“Festival Closing Concert”, Kanli Kula Amphitheater

Conductor Jan Wierzba
Violin Basma Edress
Operosa Opera Festival Orchestra
Tickets: 10 EUR (upper category) / 7 EUR (lower category)

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August 2016

"For a young generation of Serbians and Montenegrins, cultural initiatives such as Operosa provide a sign that things are moving forward into the European mainstream."

Opera Now

January 2015

"...has been the major force of reviving the fortunes of opera in the Balkans, over the past decade..."

Opera Now

June 2015