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MILJENKO DJURAN

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MILJENKO DJURAN

Singer/Tenor

MILJENKO DJURAN – Tenor

Born in Zagreb, Croatia, 1961.

Discovered as a gifted tenor voice, Mr. Djuran started his musical education in 1987. The education, sponsored by Zagrebačka banka, Zagreb, started with the world known opera singer, Ms. Biserka Cvejić and was continued afterwards with professor Doroteja Cesnik-Spasić, and professor Marija Borčić.

He first performance as a concert singer was in 1989. The 1990audition for the role of Pedrillo in Mozart's The Abduction from the Seralio opened the doors to the world of opera to Mr. Djuran. Since then Mr. Djuran has performed in the following roles;
Lovro Juranić in Nikola Šubić Zrinjski, Janko in Zlatka, Miloj in Mislav by Ivan pl. Zajc, Monostatos in The Magic Flute by Mozart, Vašek and Jenik in The Bartered Bride by Smetana, Rodolfo in La Boheme, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly by Puccini, Alfredo Germont in La Traviata, Duca di Mantova in Rigoletto, Manrico in Il Trovatore by Verdi, Andrei Khovansky in Khovanshchina by Musorgsky, Idomeneo in Idomeneo by Mozart, Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti, Mića (Ero) in Ero the Joker by Jakov Gotovac, Lyone in Martha by Flotow, Hermann in The Queen of Spades by Tchaikovsky, Prof. Veber in Mileva by Aleksandra Vrebalov (World premiere), Pollione in Norma, etc.

Mr. Djuran is also know as one of the best operetta singers in Croatia. He was Sou-Chong in The Land of Smiles and Camille de Rosillon in The Merry Widow by Lehar, Count Tassil in The Countess Maritza and Edwin in The Csaerdasz Princess by Kalman, Prinz Orlowsky and Eisenstein in The Fliedermouse, Duca di Urbino in„A Night in Venice by Strauss, Baron Trenk in Baron Trenk, Max in Madame Troubadour by Albini .etc.

Collaborating with conductors: N. Bareza; V. Šutej; M. Belamarić; V. Kranjčević; M. Homen; L. Voltolini; I. Repušić; K. Arp;....

Recently, Mr. Djuran has had several remarkable performances in modern operas, well received by both critics and the audience.

Mr. Djuran is an independent (a freelance) artist in Croatia.