TANJA OBRENOVIĆ

Graduated at The Department of General Music Education at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade in 1990, and immediately enrolled at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad in the Department of Solo Singing, in prof. Octave Enigaresku class, a BA and MA in the department of solo singing in prof. Vere Kovacz Vitkai class. While she was still a student she debuted in opera “Twilight” by Stevan Hristić in role of Kate in Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad. The critics immediately noticed a very nice dark colored voice, with balanced register and with a special flair for interpreting phrases.
She won several republican and federal awards, as well as the scholarship fund, “Melanie Bugarinović”. After participating in the global Belvedere Singing Competition cooperated with ORF on project Handel’s oratorio “Messiah”. As the only female soloist she was selected to represent the operatic art at the concert of prima donna Katia Ricciarelli in Belgrade. She recorded with the Orchestra of Radio Television of Budapest, with the Serbian National Television (RTS) and Symphony Orchestra. Those recorded numbers of public performances of opera and concert materials have been preserved as a permanent recording. Recitals and solo performances achieved at BEMUS, BELEF NOMUS in Budva- City Theatre.
Established cooperation with domestic and foreign conductors. In addition to the notable operatic roles was achieved: Stevan Hristic, “Twilight” (The Mother); G. Verdi “Nabucco” (Fenena); R.Vord, “The Witches of Salem” (Elizabeth Proctor); D. Chimarosa, “The Secret Marriage” (Fidalma); B. Britten, “The Rape of Lucretia” (Women’s choir); G. Rossini, “Signor Bruschino” (Marianne); V. A. Mozart, “A Simple Fraud” (Giacinta), G. Massenet “Werther” (Charlotte); P. Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” (Satunca, Lola); V. A. Mozart, “The Marriage of Figaro” (Cherubino); G. Bizet, “Carmen” (Mercedes); G. Rossini, “Barber of Seville” (Berta); G. Verdi, “La Traviata” (Flora); G. Puccini, “Madame Butterfly” (Suzuki); B. Smetana, “The Two Widows” (Aneska); K. Orff, “The Wise” (The Wise); G. Verdi “Macbeth” (the lady in the service of Lady Macbeth); V. A. Mozart, “Cosi fan tutte” (Dorabela); G. Offenbach, “Tales of Hoffmann” (Nicklaus); Bublil and Schoenberg, “Les Miserable’s” (Fantina); Ivan Jevtic, “Mandragola” (Sostrata); Edvard Grieg, “Northern fairy tale” (Anitra); J. Strauss, “Vienna Blood” (Countess). Nurtures concert activities at home and abroad. So far has performed in France, America, Russia, Iraq, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Germany, China, Croatia, Macedonia, and many towns in Serbia.
Engaged as a soloist of the Opera and Theatre “Madlenianum” and as a vocal soloist of Radio And Television in Belgrade and Novi Sad. She is a full professor of singing at the Music School “Mokranjac” in Belgrade, and a student of a final year of Phd studies at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Department of Performig Arts, prof. emeritus Biserka Cvejić. She is also a member of UMUS.