Visnja Popov

MEZZOSOPRANO

Background: Visnja Popov, beautiful dramatic mezzosoprano whose voice is ideal for the Verdi repertoire (voce verdiana). Visnja has a strong voice with wide vocal and volume range. Visnja Popov born in Republic of Serbia.She graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, in the class of Prof. Vesna Opsenica. In 2012 she enrolled in specialist’s studies of solo singing at the Faculty of Musical Art in Belgrade, in the class of Prof. Nikola Mijailovic. She is a professional singer with large repertoire which includes:

Operatic repertoire: Azucena (Il trovatore), Amneris (Aida), Princess Eboli (Don Carlos), Preziosilla (La forza del destino), Ulrica (Un ballo in maschera), Fenena (Nabucco), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Emilia (Otello), Princess de Bouillon (Adriana Lecouvreur), Laura (La Gioconda), Polina (The Queen of Spades), Suzuki (Madamme Butterfly), Herodias (Salome).

Symphonic and oratorio repertoire:
Giuseppe Verdi, Messa da Requiem, W.A. Mozart, Requiem, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Stabat Mater… ect.

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

Visnja Popov was born on 4th December, 1986 in Zrenjanin, Serbia.

She graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, in the class of MA Vesna Opsenica. She also possesses Certificate that the Diploma is eaqual to Master Degree.

In 2012 she enrolled in specialist’s studies of solo singing at the Faculty of Musical Art in Belgrade, where she got advanced training in the class of Prof. Nikola Mijailovic. During 2014 she had been receving advanced traning in vocal technique from Pro. Emeritus Biserka Cvejic.

She finished advanced training at the Opera Studio »Borislav Popovic«, at National Theatre in Belgrade for two seasons (2013-2015).

During her membership in opera studio she performed in the roles of Fennena of Verdi’s Nabucco in 2014, and in the roles of Suzuki of Puchinni’s Maddame Butterfly in 2015 several times during the seasons.

On 1st September 2015. she performed Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi at the Main Public Square in Stepanokert, Nagorno-Karabakh region.

In the spring of 2016, she acted in the role of Maddalena (in the opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi) at the Macedonian National Theatre in Skopje, several times.

On 25th July 2016, she performed at opera festival BELEF at captain Miša’s house in Belgrade.

On 25th August 2016, she performed with Zrenjanin’s philharmonic orchestra at the Freedom Square in Zrenjnain.

On 29th January 2017, she debuted in the role of Olga (in the opera Eugene Onegin by P. I. Tchaikovsky) at the National Theatre in Belgrade.

In June 2016 she was invited and participated at IVAI Summer programme New York where she worked with prominent American professors and professionals such as Ruth Falcon, Joan Dornmann, Mignon Dunn and Hemdi Kfir.

She also participated at variuos master classes of opera singing and had worked with Luciana D’Intino, Ljuba Kazarnovskaya,  Lillie Ilieva, Marijana Mijanović, Jennifer Larmore, Djordje Nesic, Darina Takova and Roberto Scandiuzzi.

REPERTOIRE

OPERATIC REPERTOIRE

Cilea Adriana Lecouvreur Princess de Bouillon
Ponchielli La Gioconda Laura
Puccini Madamme Butterfly Suzuki
Strauss Salome Herodias
Verdi Don Carlos

Il Trovatore

Un Ballo in Maschera

Nabucco

Rigoletto

Otello

Princess Eboli

Azucena

Ulrica or Ulrika

Fenena

Maddalena

Emilia

 

 

     
     
     
     
     
     

SYMPHONIC AND ORATORIO REPERTOIRE

Mozart Requiem
Pergolesi Stabat Mater
Verdi Messa da Requiem
   

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