RADOSLAVA VORGIĆ, soprano,
Born in Novi Sad, Serbia, her first stage appearance gave with six years old.
Photo: Aaron Cawley
In the beginning of her career she was a member of the Junges Ensemble in Staatstheater Mainz and could immediately perform a lot of interesting roles, from the baroque opera like Armida in Rinaldo (G. F. Handel) to XX century opera such as Lucia in the Rape of Lucretia (B. Britten).
She had the opportunity to participate in rediscovering baroque operas such as Il primo omicidio overo Cain (A. Scarlatti), La Giuditta (A. Scarlatti), La Gerusalemme liberata (C. Pallavicino) and became more and more a specialist for baroque music. Furthermore she took the opportunity to sing Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro with great success and Flaminia in Haydn’s Il mondo della luna. She has a great stage presence, which allows her to be able to sing comedian roles such as Coscoletto (Jacques Offenbach).
Nowadays she is a sought-after soloist by several festivals, concert organizations, orchestras and ensembles, such as Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Jugend Orchester ODEON (Munich), Neumeyer Consort (Frankfurt), New Trinity Baroque, Sarband ensemble, etc. She is a member of a specialist program BAROCK VOKAL in Mainz. She had concerts in the opening and closing of the 13th Belgrade Baroque Festival. Radoslava Vorgic has taken masterclasses specialized for baroque music with Ton Koopman, Emma Kirkby, Anna Bonitatibus, Andreas and Elisabeth Scholl, Wolfgang Katschner, Martin Gester, Marijana Mijanovic, and on the other hand the masterclasses by the most famous opera singers such like Felicity Lott, Cheryl Studer, Helen Donath, Janice Alder.
As a regular guest at Staatstheater Wiesbaden Radoslava has been invited for a World’s premiere of opera Schönerland by Nils Sören Eichberg. As Angelica in Orlando (G. F. Haendel) and as Ninfa & Proserpina in Orfeo (C. Monteverdi) she had the opportunity to work with maestro Predrag Gosta in Opera & Theatre Madlenianum, which led to a guest performance in State Opera Stara Zagora in Bulgaria. As Aspasia in Mitridate, re di Ponto (W. A. Mozart) she had her debut in Switzerland in Stadttheater Biel/Solothurn.
For the sixth time she returned to the 69th Young Artists Festival Bayreuth with recital at Piano Haus Steingraeber & Sons in Rokokosaal on Liszt piano with Mariann Kerenyi.
She collaborated with maestro and cembalist Martin Gester and sang Vespetta in Pimpinone (G. P. Telemann), with several performances in Germany and France.
Radoslava won the competition Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in Germany. She is a young Ambassador of the Laza Kostic Fund and the first woman Knight, as well as a recipient of many awards at state and international competitions for young operatic singers, of which the most notable are Handel Prize in IBLA Competition in Italy and the 1st prize for a young singer and audience prize at the Internationales Meistersingerwettbewerb in Neustadt, Germany.
Besides opera activities Radoslava Vorgic is a member of a women’s ensemble Kaliomene with whom she has participated in a Rhineland-Palatinate Tour with several concerts through the cities of Germany with gregorian chant.
Radoslava finished her studies and received a degree in music pedagogy and voice at the Music Academy of Novi Sad with Professor Milica Stojadinović in Serbia and completed her Master’s studies in concert and operatic singing as well as postgraduate studies with Professor Claudia Eder at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.