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Popular Opera Duets

Thursday, July 23rd, 8 pm
City Hall
Popular Opera Duets
Suzana Šuvaković-Savić, Soprano
Nataša Jović-Trivić, Mezzo-soprano
Nevena Živković, Piano


Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Two Duets from Op. 63

Francesco Cilea
Adriana and Principessa II Act Duet from Opera “Adriana Lecouvreur”

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Lisa and Polina Duet from Opera “The Queen the Spades”
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Butterfly and Suzuki Act II Duet from Opera “Madama Butterfly”  

Léo Delibes (1836-1891)
Lakmé and Mallika Act I Duet from Opera “Lakmé”  

Giacomo Puccini
Aria of Musetta from Opera “La Bohème”
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Habanera from Opera “Carmen”

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
Barcarolle from Opera “Les contes d’Hoffmann”
Isidor Bajić (1878-1915)
Lied „Sve dok je tvog plavog oka“

SUZANA ŠUVAKOVIĆ-SAVIĆ got the engagement at the Opera of the National Theater in Belgrade, even before the end of her studies. Soon, she won the First Prize at the Petar Konjović International Competition in Belgrade. She got her MA degree from the Faculty of Music in the class of famous soprano Radmila Bakočević. Since her debut in the role of Tebaldo, Suzana has continued to perform regularly at the National Theater in Belgrade.
She performed in all major lyric soprano roles: Mimì (La Bohème), Liu (Turandot), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Euridice (Orfeo et Euridice), Micaela (Carmen), Marguerite (Faust), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly),  Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Nedda (Pagliacci), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)...
She participated in numerous concerts with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and the RTS Symphony Orchestra.
From 2002 Suzana performs regularly in Italy on the stages of Ascoli Piceno, Bassano del Grappa, Latina, Rieti and Civitavecchia. She also sang in Teatro Dell’Opera in Rome, Bari, Padua, Jesi, Fermo, Reggio Calabria, Reggio Emilia, Rosarno, San Ferdinando…
She performed on numerous concerts throughout Europe. End of 2003 saw her performing on spectacular show in Seoul, where she was Musetta in La Bohème in front of the audience of 10,000 in Olympic Gymnasium specially designed for that occasion.

NATAŠA JOVIĆ TRIVIĆ, soloist of the National Theatre Opera in Belgrade was born in Banja Luka where she finished her primary and secondary schooling in the field of music.
She finished her BA and MA studies at the Faculty of Music in the class of Radmila Bakocević. At first, she was a member of the National Theatre Opera Studio in Belgrade and later became a full member of the National Theatre Opera in Belgrade.
She won several first place awards at competitions in Serbia, and a few awards at International competitions in Belgrade (Serbia) 1998, Sofia (Bulgaria) 2000, Padova (Italy) 2004 and Rijeka (Croatia) 2005.
She also won prizes from several Funds: the Danica Mastilović Fund award, the Anita Mezetova Fund award, as well as Biserka Cvejić Fund. She was awarded twice the National Theatre Annual Award for the role of Smeton in the opera Anna Bolena (Donizetti) and for the role of Charlotte in the opera Werther (Massenet). For the last role she was also awarded with the Annual award of the Association of Musical Artists of Serbia.
She has taken part in the interpretation of a large number of musical performances and she has collaborated on many ensembles like Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, RTS Symphony Orchestra, Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and others.
She performed in Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Greece, Croatia, Macedonia and Montenegro.

NEVENA ŽIVKOVIĆ finished her basic music studies in Belgrade in the class of Lidija Matić. She graduated from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in the class of Mirjana Šujica-Babić. She was awarded with numerous national prizes, as well as with the Stevan Mokranjac Diploma. She was a scholarship holder from the Vasilije Pavlović Carevac Fund.
Nevena performed in all concert halls in Belgrade, throughout Serbia, as well as in the region and Pécs, Budapest, Toronto, Pisa, Copenhagen and Paris. She performed in the programmes of many TV stations with Serbain renowned artists.
She has been working in the Opera Studio of the National Theater in Belgrade. As of 1996 she is the piano accompanist of the Opera of the National Theatre. She is also fully engaged in Artistic Ensemble of Ministry of Defence ”Stanislav Binički“.
She cooperated in the operas: Le nozze di Figaro, Attila, Anna Bolena, La Cenerentola, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Eugene Oniegin, The Crucible, La Traviatta, La Bohème, Don Carlos, Carmen, Nabucco, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Cavalleria rusticana, Gianni Schicchi, Tosca, L'elisir d'amore, Don Quichotte, Mozart and Salieri, Aida, L'italiana in Algeri, Don Pasquale, Madamma Butterfly, Die Fledermaus, Die lustige Witwe, Der fliegende Holländer and others.
Nevena worked with conductors: Oskar Danon, Jovan Šajnović, Ion Iancu, Mladen Jagušt, Imre Toplak, Angel Šurev, Bojan Sudjić, Dejan Savić, Alessandro Sangiorgi and Johannes Harneit.

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