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Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2019 OMOF2019

21.08. - 24.08.2019 Herceg Novi

This year again, Operosa is preparing an opera Festival in Herceg Novi, within Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2019 (OMOF2019), but this time in co-production with enoa network (European Network of Opera Academy).


OMOF2019 will be held in Herceg Novi, from 21-24. August at Forte Mare fortresses, Kanli Kula and Dvorana Park. This year's premiere in co-production with the enoa network will be the opera BE MY SUPERSTAR by composer Simon Voseček, directed by Aleksandra Lacroix. Based on the theatre piece ‘H.S. Tragédies Ordinaires’ by Yann Verburgh.


The following program:


AUG 21 & 22 | 9 PM | Opera BE MY SUPERSTAR | Dvorana Park, Herceg Novi



Be My Superstar, A contemporary tragedy

LOD / Alexandra Lacroix, Šimon Voseček & Yann Verburgh
CONCEPT & STAGE DIRECTION Alexandra Lacroix
COMPOSITION Šimon Voseček
LIBRETTO Based on the theatre piece ‘H.S. Tragédies Ordinaires’ by Yann Verburgh
ADAPTATION Alexandra Lacroix & Aïda Gabriëls
VIDEO Franziska Guggenbichler-Beck
DRAMATURGY Aïda Gabriëls
SCENOGRAPHY Alexandra Lacroix & Mathieu Lorry-Dupuy
COSTUMES Céline Perrigon
LIGHTS Jannes Dierynck
SOPRANO Astrid Stockman
COUNTERTENOR  Logan Lopez Gonzalez
MUSICAL EXECUTION SPECTRA
VIOLIN Pieter Jansen
BASS CLARINET Cédric De Bruycker
VIOLA Anna Jälving
CELLO Hanna Kölbel
PRODUCTION LOD muziektheater

The beats are loud.
The lights are blinding.
The atmosphere is euphoric.
Your friends are with you, your troubles at home.
You feel free.
The party is on.

Opera BE MY SUPERSTAR is part of a tour that will experience the world premiere at OMOF2019, after which it will be performed in Lisbon, Helsinki, and Ghent in the co-organization of our enoa partners. On this occasion, besides bringing a complete international artistic team and renowned opera names to Montenegro, Operosa is working hard to bring world-renowned journalists to be our guests.

AUG 23 | 8 PM | Night of Chamber Music | Forte Mare, Herceg Novi

“Ave Maria“ G. Caccini
“Sposa son disprezzata“ A. Vivaldi
“Canzonetta spagnuola” G. Rossini
“Di tanti palpiti” aria “Tancredi” G. Rossini
“Habanera” aria Carmen” G. Bizet

Serbian Love Songs (2016) Jug K. Marković

1. “Srce moje” (narodna poezija)
2. “Tijo noći” (Jovan Jovanović Zmaj)
3. “Naj ti prsten momče” (narodna poezija)
4. “Mizera” (Miloš Crnjanski)
5. “Izgovor” (narodna poezija)
6. “Očiju tvojih da nije” (Vasko Popa)
7. “Daleko u nama” (Vasko Popa)

MEZZO-SOPRANO Jana Cvetković
Winner of the Operosa Prize at the “Lazar Jovanovic” competition 2019
SOPRANO Milena Damnjanović

Operosa Strings:
VIOLIN Isidora Dramićanin
VIOLIN Katarina Petković 
VIOLA Aleksandra Kijanović
VIOLONCELLO Petar Lazarević

COMPOSER AND SCHOLAR OF OPEROSA FOUNDATION Jug K. Marković

AUG 24 | 9 PM | A Midsummer Night's Dream | Kanli Kula, Herceg Novi

Felix Mendelssohn
William Shakespeare

CONDUCTOR Eraldo Salmieri
STAGE DIRECTOR Vladan Đurković
LIGHT, COSTUME & SET DESIGNER Magdalena Vlajić

HERMIA (SOPRANO) Vesna Đurković 
TITANIA (SOPRANO) Milica Lalošević 
LYSANDER Vladimir Vučković
PUCK / DEMETRIUS Amar Ćorović

DRAMATURGY Vida Davidović
CONCERT MASTER Marko Simović
CHORUS MASTER Zoja Đurović
ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER Maja Ranisavljević 
CHORUS VOCAL COACH Zorana Latković
CONDUCTING RESIDENCY IN COOPERATION WITH ENOA Joachim Kolpanowic

Hor Vila: U saranji sa Muzičkom Školom "Vasa Pavić" Podgorica
Operosa Montenegro Festival Orchestra



For the first time this year, OMOF has the honor to include UNDP on the list of partners and support of the festival. Within the framework of the project "Low Carbon Tourism", Operosa proudly contributes to the reputation of Montenegro as a new green and carbon neutral tourist destination in the heart of Europe. Evidence of this can be demonstrated by the fact that the Operosa is one of the few large festivals that minimally uses environmentally harmful resources such as carbon dioxide.

OMOF and UNDP invite you to calculate your carbon footprint.

 

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Pobjeda

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