Sonja Šarić

Sonja Šarić

Sonja Šarić is a Serbian soprano born in 1990. She studied singing at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts and is currently working at the Graz Opera Studio. She was awarded a gold medal in the Maria Callas Competition and she won first prize at the Anneliese Rothenberger Competition. She has sung the title role in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda (Ostrava) and participated in a performance of Strauss’s Rosenkavalier conducted by Sir Simon Rattle (Baden-Baden). She has also sung the title role in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in a version for children (Baden-Baden), Countess Almaviva in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro (Bamberg), Madame Cortese in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims and Nedda in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (Graz). She has been a soloist in numerous oratorios and passions, and has also given Lieder recitals.

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
J.S. Bach Die Seele ruht in Jesu Händen
F. Schubert Nacht und Träume (v. Collin)
S. Rahmaninov Zdes horošo (Galina)
G. Verdi Il Trovatore: “D’amor sull’ali rosee” (Leonora)
   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte (Runeberg)
G. Mahler Rückert-Lieder
  Ich atmet´ einen linden Duft
  Liebst du um Schönheit
  Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder
  Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
V. Bellini Norma: ”Casta diva” (Norma)
   
Final  
W.A. Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro: “È Susanna non vien…Dove sono” (Contessa Almaviva)
G. Verdi Il Trovatore: “Tacea la notte placida” (Leonora)

 

Preliminary round