Events & Performances

Coming up in the spring:

Lisa in a Hugo de Ana production of ‘La Sonnambula’, April 6, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15th at SNG  Maribor

2018

Curra in La Forza del destino Feb 2, 4, 6, 9, and 10th in Maribor

Serafine sing in Maribor at the Salon Of Applied Arts Jan 20th

Čuden duo play in Maribor Jan 17th

Musetta in La Boheme in Maribor Jan 9th with Maestro Francesco Rosa

2017

Valentina reprises her role as Eliza Doolittle in Maribor Dec 8, 9, 11, and12th

Valentina sings the Princess in Cui’s children’s opera ‘Puss in Boots’ in Maribor Nov 28, 30 and Dec 1st

Serafine perform at the University in Maribor Nov 24

Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme with SNG Maribor Oct 10, 11, and 13th with Maestro Francesco Rosa and Maestro Stefano Romani

Serafine sing in Rogaška Slatina Aug 26

Čuden duo play at a private event Aug 19

Aksinya in ‘Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk‘ with SNG Maribor May 19, 21, 23, Jun 1, 3, 5 with Maestro Farhads Stade and stage director Gabor Tomba

Recital with pianist Sarah Westbrook Mar 19 in Toronto

Memorial concert for Stuart Hamilton in Ottawa March 11th presented by the YTK Shooting Stars Operatic Showcase

Serafine Feb 10 at a cultural event in Lenart

Čuden duo play at a private event in Maribor Feb 6

Wellgunde in ‘Das Rheingold’ January  27, 29, 31, Feb 2 and 4 with Maestro Marko Letonja and Maestro Simon Krečič and Igor Pison directing

Norina in ‘Don Pasquale‘ Jan 6 with Maestro Simon Robinson at SNG Maribor

2016

Eliza Doolittle in ‘My Fair Lady‘ in Maribor Dec 8, 10, 12, 13

Serafine sing with Toti Big Band in Maribor Dec 4 for the band’s 25th anniversary

Serafine gig on Nov 25, this time at Satchmo Club

Princess in ‘Puss in boots’ with Maribor SNG on Nov 15, 16,17, 18

Princess in ‘Puss in Boots’ with SNG Maribor in Ljubljana Oct 21 and 22

Serafine sing at the gallery opening of ‘Sky and Earth’, paintings by Dr. Layla Mahat, at the University of Maribor library on Oct 12th

Understudying Norina in SNG Maribor’s production of ‘Don Pasquale’ in September

Serafine play in Maribor Jun 23

Čuden duo surprise gig at Bruc Jun 3

Recording with Maestro Simon Robinson May 30

Amor in a new production of Monteverdi’s ‘L’incoronazione di Poppea’ with Maestro Egon Mihajlovic and stage director Krešimir Dolenčić Mar 11, 13, 15, 17, 19

The Magic Flute in Maribor Jan 6 and 7

2015

Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady at SNG Maribor Dec 8, 9, 11, 12, and 14th

Berta in a new production of The Barber of Seville (Tara Simoncic and Simon Robinson, conductors; Pier Francesco Maestrini, stage direction) in October and December

Princess in ‘Puss in Boots’ in Maribor in March in Maribor and Novo Mesto

Serafine at ‘Zlata Lisica’ Golden Fox reception in Maribor on Feb 21st

Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte: Children’s Opera in Maribor in January and November

Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte in Maribor on Jan 3rd, 5th and 6th and again in November

2014

Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte in Maribor Dec 31st

Serafine at KGB in Maribor Dec 24th *Christmas Eve*

Soloist with Opera Chorus in the Christmas concert Dec 18th & Dec 19th

Serafine with Toti Big Band in Maribor Dec 14th

Serafine at a private event in Ptuj castle Dec 12th

Nella in Gianni Schicchi in Maribor, Slovenia Dec 9th

Flora in La Traviata in Maribor, Slovenia on November 29 with Maestro Francesco Rosa

Sacerdotessa in Aida on Japan tour in October with Maestro Francesco Rosa, and with Maria Guleghina, Fiorenza Cedolins, Anda-Louise Bogza, and Kristina Kolar as Aida

Zweite Dame in a new production of Die Zauberflöte in Maribor, Slovenia with Maestro Robert Houlihan conducting and Bruno Berger-Gorski directing

Frasquita in Carmen on Japan tour in June (18 cities, 21 performances) with Maestro Loris Voltolini alongside mezzo-sopranos Vesselina Kasarova, Guadalupe Barrientos, and Oksana Volkova as Carmen

Suor Genoveffa / Nella in Gianni Schicchi in Maribor, Slovenia with Maestro Simon Robinson

Frasquita in Carmen with Opera Maribor, Slovenia with Maestro Simon Robinson

Serafine concert in Maribor, Slovenia

2013

Leonora in Črne maske (Black masks) at the Biennale Music Festival in Zagreb, Croatia with Opera Maribor

On tour with ‘Kdor upa, ne odneha‘ (Hope never dies) with Opera Maribor

Čuden duo concerts with violinist/guitarist Saša Olenjuk

Movazs concert at Lent Festival in Maribor

Serafine concert with ‘Toti Big Band

Suor Genovieffa / Nella in Il Trittico with Opera Maribor, conducted by maestro Claudio Maria Micheli, directed by Paul-Emile Fournier

Princess in the premiere performance of the Slovene children’s opera ‘Granatno jabolko‘ (The Pomegranate) by Tomaž Svete

Concert in Ljubljana with soprano Milena Morača and violinist Saša Olenjuk

2012

Contessa Ceprano in Rigoletto with Opera Maribor, conducted by maestro Benjamin Pionnier, stage direction by Dieter Kaegi

Leonora in Črne maske (Black masks) at the Festival Ljubljana with Opera Ljubljana, conducted by maestro Uroš Lajovic

Giannetta in L’Elisir d’amore by Donizetti in Oderzo, Italy with Opera Maribor, conducted by maestro Simon Robinson, stage direction by Pier Francesco Maestrini

Performed at the U.S. Embassy’s 4th of July celebration in Križanke in Ljubljana

Olga in The Merry Widow with Opera Maribor, conducted by Simon Dvoršak, stage direction by Hugo de Ana

Leonora in Črne maske (Black masks) with Opera Maribor and Opera Ljubljana, conducted by maestro Uroš Lajovic, stage direction by Janez Burger

Pošast (Beast) in the world premiere of the Slovene children’s opera Kdor upa, ne odneha (transl. Hope never dies) by Vitja Avsec, conducted by maestro Simon Robinson, stage direction by Jaki Jurgec with Opera Maribor

Performer and music arranger at Cocostudio’s annual student production with Mojca Potrč and Tanja Lužar

Other Appearances

Curra in La forza del destino with Opera Maribor, conducted by maestro Marco Boemi, stage direction by Pier Francesco Maestrini

Madame Herz in Der Schauspieldirektor with Opera Ljubljana and the Slovene Chamber Theatre, conducted by maestro Igor Švara, stage direction by Dr. Henrik Neubauer

Performance with violinist Maja Savnik, the vocal group Katice and Janez Dovč at the Gallus Hall in Ljubljana

Performance with Jure Ivanušič for the award ceremony Gazele in Celje

Performance with guitarist Marko Zaletelj at the Bohinj Festival

Solo recital of Anglo-American classical music The Land of Hope and Glory in Celje with pianist Tjaša Turk

Solo recital in Koper with Lucienne Lončina at the piano

Performance of French music in Celica in Ljubljana with Janez Dovč

Performance at the Maydance in Ljubljana with Janez Dovč

Performance at the Rotary Club’s 20th anniversary Valentine’s Day Dance

Sang at the opening of the Canadian Consulate in Slovenia

Charity performance alongside soprano Sabina Cvilak and tenor Janez Lotrič in Maribor

Regular performer of jazz music on the Slovenian coast in Lifeclass Hotels, Hotel Kempinski, Hotel Bernardin and Hotel Metropol

Performance at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence

Sang at events like International Day of Tourism, Golden Drum, FIJET and for the Red Cross in Portorož, Slovenia

Charity concert for Grandmothers of Africa with soprano Yannick-Muriel Noah in Ottawa, Canada

Roles performed during her vocal studies at the Yoriko Tanno Studio’s annual production ‘Shooting Stars’

Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus under the stage direction of Guillermo Silva-Marin and with pianist Evelyn Greenberg

Madame Herz in Der Schauspieldirektor under the stage direction of Guillermo Silva-Marin

Evil Queen in the world permiere of Snowwhite by Frédéric Lacroix, also directed by Guillermo Silva-Marin

La Badessa in Suor Angelica under the direction of Stephanie Bogle