About Me

VANJA ZELČIĆ (soprano) graduated from the Academy of Music, University of Zagreb (regional department in Rijeka) in the class of professor Zdenka Žabčić Hesky on  9 June 2006.

 

She has been a member of the Croatian National Theatre ''Ivan pl. Zajc'' since 2005 where she has performed in a number of minor roles thus gaining indispensable experience:  in Giacomo Puccini's “Tosca“ the role of the shepard, in Giuseppe Verdi's „La Traviata“ the role of Annina,, in Francesco Cilea's “Adriana Lecouvrer“ she portrayed Mad.lla Jouvenot. 

 

She has participated in numerous concerts in the theatre as well as abroad, some of which are notable: Gioachino Rossini: „Stabat Mater“-soprano, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Requiem“ –soprano, the concert in La Madleine church in Paris accompanied by the Jean Luis Petit orchestra and the concert for the 600th anniversary  of St.Tryphon in Kotor - Giovanni Batista Pergolesi:“Stabat Mater“ –soprano.

 

The more significant roles she has sang are: in Jacques Offenbach's '' La vie Parisienne'' she portrayed Gabrielle, in Georg Friedrich Handel's opera 'Rinaldo' ' the role of Armida, in Carl Orff''s ''Carmina Burana '' - soprano, in Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw" she played Mrs. Grose, in Charles Gounod's "Faust" she embodied Siebel, in Ivan pl. Zajc's "Nikola Subic Zrinski" she played Jelena, in Jakov Gotovac's "Ero der Schelm " she portrayed Djula, in  Gaetano Donizetti's  "Le convenienza ed inconvenienze teatrali" she sang the role of Corilla Sartinecchi, in Jules Massenet “Werther” she played Sophie, in G.Verdi's "Rigoletto" the role of Gilda and in W.A.Mozart's "Don Giovanni " she played the role of  Dona Anna, in Johann Strauss “ Die Fledermaus” she played Adele, in Giachino Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” she sang the role of  Rosina,In Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” she played Musetta, in G. Verdi’s “Falstaff” she embodied Nanetta.

THEATRE

Croatian National Theatre “Ivan pl.Zajc”in Rijeka, Croatia

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Location: Rijeka, Croatia

2010 - present
2010 - present
Film

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Stage

Benjamin Britten | The Turn of the Screw | Opera

Mrs.Grose

Francesco Cilea | Adriana Lecouvreur  | Opera

Mad. Jouvenot

Gaetano Donizetti | Le convenienze ed incinvenienze teatrali | Opera

Corilla

Charles Gounod | Faust | Opera

Siebel

G.F. Hande | Rinaldo  | Opera

Armida

Jules Massenet | Werther | Opera

Sophie

W.A.Mozart  | Don Giovanni | Opera

Donna Anna

Jacques Offenbach | La vie parisienne  | Opera

Gabrielle

Giacomo Puccini | La Boheme | Opera

Musetta

Giachino Rossini | Il barbiere di Siviglia | Opera

Rosina

Johan Strauss | Die Fledermaus  | Operetta

Adele

Giuseppe Verdi  | Rigoletto | Opera

Gilda

Giuseppe Verdi  | Falstaff  | Opera

Nanetta

Jakov Gotovac | Eros s onoga svijeta | Opera

Djula

Alfi Kabiljo | Casanova u Istri | Opera

Dorina

Frano Parac | Judita  | Opera

Ruta

Ivan pl. Zajc  | Nikola Šubić Zrinski | Opera

Jelena

In Preparation

Gaetano Donizetti | Lucia di Lammermoor | Opera

Lucia

G.F. Handel | Giulio Cesare | Opera

Cleopatra

J.Offenbach | Les contes d’Hoffman | Opera

Olympia

J.Offenbach | Les contes d’Hoffman | Opera

Olympia

Giuseppe Verdi   |  La traviata | Opera

Violetta

© 2018 by Vanja Zelcic.