Tivat Music Festival
2024

July 24, 2024, 9 p.m.

Partners of the program:

FEMALE LETTER

Ljiljana Lišković, soprano
Oleksiy Molchanov, piano

PROGRAM

Amy Beach (1867–1944)
Deine Blumen, Op. 72, No. 2
Nähe des Geliebten, Op. 35, No. 3
The Moon Path, Op. 99, No. 3
Dark is the Night, Op. 11, No. 1
Ah, Love, but a Day!, Op. 44, No. 2
The Year’s at the Spring, Op. 44, No. 1

Ethel Smyth (1858–1944)
Three Moods of the Sea
Requies
Before the Squall
After Sunset

Dora Pejačević (1885–1923)
Ein Lied Op. 11
Ich bin eine Weise Op. 42 No. 3
Schwebe du Schmetterling Op. 52, No. 2
Verwandlung Op. 37
Wie ein Rausch Op. 30, No. 2

Jelisaveta Popović (1854-?)
I ja ljubim
Tražiš li

Cécile Chaminade (1857–1944)
Si J’etais jardinier
Serenata
Sur la plage
Sérénade Sévillane

Artists

Ljiljana Lišković, soprano, studied at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad under Professor Vera Kovač–Vitkai and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna under Professors Helena Łazarska, Margarita Lilowa, and Claudia Viska, where she obtained her MA degree. She also trained under the mentorship of the famous baritone Zeljko Lucić. Ljiljana Lišković has performed on tour in Japan with the ensemble of the Vienna State Opera Concert Association, at the summer festivals Le petit Festival du Theater in Dubrovnik, Mozart in Rheinsberg (Austria), Opera Pienza in Tuscany, and the Culture of the Spirit Festival in Amandola (Italy). She has appeared in the roles of Queen of the Night (Mozart, Die Zauberflöte), Adina (Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore), Mimì (Puccini, La bohème), and others. She has held concerts in the Sersanti Hall and Ebe Stignani Theater in Imola and has performed in theaters in Ferrara and Budrio in Italy and at the Serbian National Theater in Novi Sad. Ljiljana Lišković collaborates with the Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra, the Novi Sad Chamber Ensemble, guitarist Zoran Krajišnik, and pianists Nataša Veljković, Aleksandra Rakić, and Gaspar Hunt. She is currently engaged as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Vocal Arts at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, and has held masterclasses in Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Italy.

Oleksiy Molchanov, piano, completed his undergraduate and master’s studies in Piano at the State Conservatory in Kiev, under Professors Alexander Snegiryov and Vladimir Vinitsky. During his studies, he won the Lysenko Competition in Lviv, in 1984. Molchanov is very active as a soloist and chamber performer. He has performed on tours in Lebanon, Serbia, Montenegro, Russia, Germany, and Switzerland, alongside touring regularly in Ukraine for years. In 1999, Molchanov moved to Montenegro, where he has successfully continued his professional and artistic engagement, appearing on all the important stages of the country and many abroad. He has performed at numerous renowned festivals, such as Mokranjac Days, Nimus, A Tempo, KotorArt, the Montenegro Music Fest, the Bar Chronicles Festival, Espressivo, Nei suoni dei luoghi, and Budva City Theater, among others. Oleksiy Molchanov was an active participant in the “Montenegro as One Cultural Address” project. He was also a member of the Aperto Piano Duo with pianist Nevena Popović and of the Con Spirito Trio with flutist Žana Lekić and cellist Igor Perazić. Oleksiy Molchanov started his teaching career in Cherkasy (Ukraine), continued in Serbia, and currently is a Full Professor and Mentor of Master’s Studies at the Music Academy of Cetinje.

Useful information

Time

Jul 24, 2024, 9 p.m.

Location

St. Antun Church

Tivat Music Festival

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