Young Montenegrin Soprano resident in the United Kingdom, Tamara Radjenović (23) has graduated from the Royal College of Music, London and is also awarded a Scholarship to do her Masters degree at the same college.
So far, Tamara had a chance to perform in different international and national concerts, festivals, master classes, competitions in Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, England, Germany, Italy, Spain and Mauritius. She recently had also her American solo concert debut at Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital hall) in New York. She will be back to perform at Carnegie Hall this year as well. Highlights of the 2019 include concerts in England, Spain, Hong Kong, Montenegro, Serbia and the USA.
Beside New York concert, significant concerts in 2018 were solo concerts in Montenegro (Kotor, January 2018) and Serbia (Novi Sad, May 2018). With the concert in Novi Sad, Tamara opened the ‘Days of Kotor in Novi Sad’ which was a promotion of Montenegrin artists in Serbia.
In July 2017, she had her debut as Mimi in La Bohème at the Mediterranean Opera Studio Festival in Sicily, Italy under the baton of Leonardo Catalanotto. Significant performances in 2017 also include Opera Scenes Performances at the Royal College of Music, London (Britten Theatre) where she did the roles of Helena (Midsummer night’s dream, B. Britten), Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro, W.A. Mozart) and Anne (Merry Wives of Windsor, O. Nicolai).
In 2016, Tamara 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.
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.
In 2015, she attended Oper Oder Spree Festival (Beeskow, Germany) where she sang with the Prussian Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Frank Zacher.
As very determined from young age to study opera singing, in 2012, at the age of 17, she did an Opera camp at the Salzburg Festival organized by Wiener Philharmoniker where she performed a children production of Carmen with the members of the Philharmony.
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.
Other early achievements are seven First Prizes at the National and International competitions in Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia as well as Special Prize- Laureate from international Bruna Špiler festival in Montenegro when she was 18.
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.