Young Montenegrin Soprano resident in the United Kingdom, Tamara Radjenovic (24) graduated 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, Slovenia, Austria, England, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain, Mauritius and the USA.
In Autumn 2018, she had her Carnegie Hall debut in New York City. She will be back to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in November 2019. Highlights of the 2019 include concerts in England, Austria, Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, Montenegro, Serbia and the USA.
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.
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.
At the age of 19 and 20, 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 who usually are already either members of opera houses or recognized competition winners and world performers. She was also visiting Madame Caballé in Barcelona for lessons on regular basis.
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.
In London, she performed at the Britten theatre, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall 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 St Mary Abbot’s church, Guild church of St Dunstan in the West and Victoria and Albert Museum.
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 had a privilege to have a solo concert at the City Hall of Novi Sad, Serbia for the Kotor’s Nikola Đurković cultural centre. She also had a New Year’s solo concert at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Kotor, Montenegro.
As very determinated from the young age to study opera singing, when she was 17, 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). Significant performances are also for the Oper Oder Spree Festival with the Prussian Chamber Orchestra in Beeskow, Germany under the baton of Frank Zacher.
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.
Tamara plays the piano since she was 6 and she finished primary and high school for musicians in Podgorica, Montenegro and one year of conservatory in Ljubljana, Slovenia.