Biography

Biography

Ana Cvetkovic is promising young lyric-coloratura soprano from Serbia.

Her first engagement was in German State Opera House, Coburg (2014-2017) where she builded repertoire in 15 different roles. Her performance as Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) has earned sensational reviews in Germany and was recognized by Glyndebourne Festival who invited Ana to cover the role on ”Glyndebourne Tour” from December-January 2015/16. In her most successful roles as Lakmé, Violetta Valéry, Musetta, Konstanze and Sophie from Strauss- Rosenkavalier, Ana earned wonderful feedbacks and reviews from public and German press. She made her professional debut in Japan 2011 with the Opera Operetta Classical Vienna Series, touring as Micaela in Bizet’s opera Carmen. She guests in Staatsoperette Dresden (Offenbach Eurydice) Opernhaus Chemnitz (Blumenmädchen 1) Fürth (La Contessa), Erlangen (Violetta Valery), Goethe -Theater Bad Lauchstädt (Konstanze) ,Kammeroper Köln (Violetta Valery)..

Ana will make her Debut as Lucia di Lammermoor at the National Theatre Belgrade in Season 2018/19.

Ana Cvetkovic began her musical education as a violin player. She graduated elementary Music School S. Binicki for violin, continuing further her musical education in two art schools St. Mokranjac -voice department, studying with Professor Georgi Minov and The Ballet secondary School ‘Lujo Davico’, at the department for traditional songs and dances from Balkan.

She graduated at the ‘Faculty of Music’ as one of the most promising student of the voice department, studying with Prof. Gordana Jevtovic/Aneta Ilic. After receiving her Bachelor degree, she continued her studies specializing in Operatic repertoire with Prof. Nikola Mijailovic. During her studies in Belgrade, she received the prestigious ‘Anita Mezetova’ award from the voice department as the student with the most successful concert activity.

Ana received Opera Master Degree attending studies at the Vienna Private University of Music and Art (MUK). In Austria, she received the ‘CEE Musiktheater’ scholarship which promotes education of the most promising young opera talents in South-East Europe.

Participated in master classes held by Jammes Hooper, Doreen DeFeis,  Teodore Coresi Snezana Stamenkovic.

She also participated in master classes for baroque music held by
Prof.  Nigel Rogers-Berlin,
Roberta Mameli -Austrian Baroque Academy, Gmunden,
Katherine Haataja -Operosa, Belgrade, Marijana Mijanovic-Belgrade.

Ana Cvetkovic competition successes include
Nikola Cvejic International vocal competition in her home country-2001 First Prize and Laureate
Ferruccio Tagliavini, Austria-2006, Fourth Prize and Finalist. Dame Joan Sutherland as the main member of Jury.

Ana Cvetkovic-Stojnic was very active on Belgrade scene as a member of prestigious musicians troop named ‘Selected for the Chosen’, who promotes young talented Serbian Artists. Ana is cherishing concert singing with her pianist Vladimir Stojnic. Their recital ‘Evening of Strauss and Schumann’ was awarded by The Association of Musical Artists of Serbia as The Best Concert in 2014. Their repertoire includes composers of French, Italian and German songs.

Her concert activities on Belgrade musical scene are:

Bach’s Mass in B minor with the Symphony Orchestra of Radio Television Serbia, conducted by Bojan Sudjic.

Mozart’s Requiem with the Symphony Orchestra of Nis, conducted by Fimco Muratovski.

Guitar Art Festival in Belgrade Arena with Roma Sinfonietta, conducted by Ennio Morricone. 

Harp Festival in Grand Concert Hall Kolarac , Premiere of Oratorio by Valeri Kikta – La luce delle tacite stelle for 12 harp orchestra, choir, tenor and sopran, conducted by Dragana Jovanovic. 

Premiere of the piece Ten speaking of Threehanded Virgin from Hilandar written for two choirs, soloists and keyboards, conducted by Darinka Matic-Marovic in Grand Concert Hall Kolarac in Belgrade (composed by Zoran Hristic ,1938, lyrics by Lj. Simovic , 1935). Renowned composer Hristic dedicated the soprano vocal line for Ana’s voice. 

Music Festival in Belgrade – Bach Cantate Non sa che sia dolore BWV 209, with ‘Belgrade Baroque’ Ensemble. Concerts with Belgrade Baroque Ensemble formed from Telemann’s Suits and Cantatas performed in Student Cultural Centre in Belgrade and Castle Eđšeg in Novi Sad.

Bach Cantata BWV 140 ; Mozart’s ‘Exultate, jubilate’ K165, Grand Concert Hall Kolarac, Simfonietta Chamber Orchestra and Madrigal Choir of University of Arts, conducted by Aleksandar S. Vujic.

Ana recorded CD ‘Music for trumpet and organ’, published by University of Arts in Belgrade with three Scarlatti Aries in Cathedral The Blessed Virgin Merry with Prf. Mladen Djordjevic – trumpet, Prf. Maja Smiljanic – organ Dejan Bozic – basso continuo.

In chamber ensemble ‘Quadrema’ for violin, flute, piano and voice, established to promote contemporary Serbian composers, ensemble received the Gold plaque at the Music Festival ‘Mokranjcevi dani’ in Negotin-Serbia.

Ana was a member of Opera Studio at the National Theatre Belgrade and sang Carolina in Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto and made her debut in ‘Royal Theatre’ in Cetinje, Montenegro in Monteverdi’s operas L’Orfeo and L’incoronazione di Poppea as La Musica and Drusilla.

Ana had the honour to perform with renowned conductors home and abroad such as: Ennio Morricone (Italy), Christian Pollack (Austria), Roland Kluttig, Roland Fister, Lorenzo Da Rio, Alexander Merzyn (Germany), Fimco Muratovski (Macedonia), Darinka Matic-Marovic, Premil Petrovic, Aleksandar S.Vujic, Stanko Jovanovic, Dragana Jovanovic, Bojan Sudjic (Serbia).

Since 2011, Ana is a member of ‘Association of Musical Artists of Serbia’.

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