Tamara Radjenović, Soprano
Young Montenegrin Soprano resident in the United Kingdom, Tamara Radjenovic (24) graduated in Voice Performance from the Royal College of Music in London. She was also awarded a Scholarship to do her Master’s studies at the same college.
So far, Tamara has performed in different national and international concerts, festivals, master classes, competitions in Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, England, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain, Mauritius and the USA.
Highlights of the 2019 include concerts in England, Austria, Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, Montenegro, Serbia and the USA.
In November 2019, she had her Carnegie Hall (New York City) solo recital again following the successful debut there in September 2018. Tamara also performed with British acclaimed pianist Oliver Poole at his ‘’World Series’’ concert at the Opus Theatre in Hastings, England in October 2019.
During the summer of 2019, Tamara had debuts at 2 internationally acclaimed festivals in Montenegro: Kotor Art and Theatre City Budva. Both of the solo concerts she had at the festivals were critically acclaimed. The newspapers reviewed her performance for the Theatre City Budva festival as ‘’a music performance to be remembered from such a young, talented star’’. Beside those 2 festivals, she participated at the European Music Institute Vienna where she performed at the Schloss Laudon in August 2019.
At the beginning of 2019, Tamara performed at the Main hall of the Kolarac Concert Hall in Belgrade, Serbia as the part of the Opera Gala concert ‘’The world in opera, opera in the world’’ with the acclaimed American-Serbian pianist Djordje Nešić. She will return to the Main hall of the Kolarac Concert Hall in Spring 2020.
She had a privilege to have a solo concert at the City Hall of Novi Sad, Serbia in 2018 for the Kotor’s Nikola Đurković cultural centre as well as New Year’s solo concert in Kotor, Montenegro.
Some of the earlier achievements are her debut as Mimi in 2017 in La Bohème at the Mediterranean Opera Studio Festival in Sicily, Italy under the baton of Leonardo Catalanotto.
Tamara has had a good cooperation with the Russian cultural centre ‘’Pushkin House’’ in London. In 2016, she performed at the first Medtner Festival in London which was supported by Russian Embassy and Pushkin House in London as well as British cultural organizations and for the concert dedicated to the Romanovs family in 2019.
At the age of 19 and 20 (in 2014 and 2015), she was chosen by Madame Montserrat Caballé to sing at her Gala Concerts of the most beautiful voices in Zaragoza, Spain. The Gala concerts of Madame Caballé were concerts of about 12 singers personally selected by Madame Caballé. She was also visiting Madame Caballé in Barcelona for lessons on regular basis.
Tamara was the part of the Oper Oder Spree Festival in Beeskow, Germany in summer 2015 where she had performances with Prussian Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Frank Zacher.
In London, she performed at the Britten theatre in the roles of Anne in Merry Wives of Windsor, Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Helena in Midummer night’s dream, Romilda in Serse. She also performed at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, St Mary Abbot’s, St Olave’s and Victoria and Albert Museum.
As very determinated from the young age to study opera singing, when she was 17 (in 2012), Tamara performed with the members of the Wiener Philharmoniker in Salzburg at the opera project for the youngsters (in cooperation with the American Austrian Foundation and the Wiener Philhamoniker).
Throughout her studies, she had an opportunity to sing at the master classes of Montserrat Caballé, Sylvia Schwartz, Dmitry Alexeev (as a piano and voice masterclass), Patricia MacMahon, Lynn Eustis, Edita Garčević Koželj and Snežana Stamenković.
Other early achievements are seven First Prizes at the National and International competitions in Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia as well as Special Prize Winner- Laureate at the International Festival Bruna Špiler in Montenegro.