Tivat Music Festival
2024

July 23 2024, 9 p.m.

Partners of the program:

TO TIVAT WITH LOVE

Antonia Vučinović, soprano
Ana Mihaljević, piano

PROGRAM


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Porgi amor, Contessa’s aria from the opera Le nozze di Figaro

Gioacchino Rossini (1792–1868)
Selection from the Les soirées musicales
1. La promessa, Canzonetta
4. L’orgia, Arietta
5. L’invito, Bolero

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Vedi quanto adoro… Ah! Non lasciarmi, D. 510

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
Ne poй, krasavica, pri mne, Op. 4, No. 1

Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)
Quando m’en vo’, Musetta’s Waltz from the opera La bohème

INTERMISSION

Richard Strauss (1864–1949),
Selection from the cycle Acht Gedichte aus Letzte Blätter, Op. 10
1. Zueignung
2. Nichts
5. Gedult

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904)
Mesicku na nebi hlubokem, Rusalka’s aria from the opera Rusalka, Op. 114


Francesco Cilea (1866–1950)
Ecco: respiro appena… lo son l’umile ancella, Adriana’s aria from the opera Adriana Lecouuvreur


Giacomo Puccini
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta, Magda’s aria from the opera La rondine

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Vesenniye vody, Op. 14, No. 11

Artists

Antonia Vučinović, soprano, showed an interest in music and the stage from an early age. After completing primary music school in Tivat, in 2020, she obtained her secondary music school diploma in Vocal Arts at the Vida Matjan Secondary Music School in Kotor under Professor Milica Milanović as the only student of the department in her generation. At the age of eighteen, she had the opportunity to participate in the performance of Giacomo Puccini’s opera La bohème. In 2023, Antonia Vučinović made her debut in the role of the First Lady in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte. As a student at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, under Professor Laura Aikın, she regularly performs in concerts at the Palais Ehrbar and Schönbrunn Palace. Antonia Vučinović is the recipient of numerous awards at competitions in the country and the region, including First Prize at the National Competition, a special award at the International Paolo Barrasso Competition (Italy), and First Prize at the International Bruno Špiler Competition. She has held a series of solo concerts accompanied by orchestra and piano both domestically and internationally. Antonia Vučinović has attended masterclasses led by renowned pedagogues such as Gabriele Lechner, Edita Garčević Koželj, Aleksandra Lazić Labarile, Lilia Ilieva, Cynthia Hansell Bakić, and Svetlana Brzaković.

Ana Mihaljević, piano, graduated from the Music Academy in Cetinje under Professor Boris Kraljević and obtained her master’s degree under Professor Bojan Martinović. As a soloist and chamber performer, she has performed in over a hundred concerts across Montenegro, France, Italy, Russia, America, Singapore, South Korea, Austria, Denmark, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and North Macedonia. She has collaborated with prominent European and international artists, including János Bálint, Peter-Lukas Graf, Dejan Gavrić, Felix Renggli, Aleksandar Tasić, Milan Rericha, Veljko Klenkovski, Nancy Yuen, and others. In various concert and chamber projects, Ana Mihaljević has collaborated with notable Montenegrin artists such as Vujadin Krivokapić, Tatjana Krkeljić, Admir Šabović, Zorana Jovanović, and Vjera Nikolić, among others. As an educator, she has devoted over twenty years to teaching piano at the Vida Matjan Primary and Secondary Music School in Kotor and working as an accompanist at the Music School in Tivat. Over the past fifteen years, Ana Mihaljević has organized concerts and cultural initiatives as a piano collaborator for the Jedinstvo Serbian Singing Society in Kotor.

Useful information

Time

July 23, 2024, 9 p.m.

Location

St. Antun Church

Tivat Music Festival

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