This concert is organized in cooperation with enoa – European network of opera academies and it represents a rare opportunity to introduce opera and songs of this region to Belgrade audience. The Workshop „Introduction to the Nordic Opera and Vocal Music” explores the works of composers such as: Hallstrom, Merikanto, Rosenberg, Langaard, Madetoja, Rutavaara, as well as contemporary and romantic lied composers such as Grieg, Nielsen, Stenhammar, Sibelius and Alfven.
Swedish conductor Jakob Hultberg by working with young artists helps in interpretation and connection that have been made through earlier periods of music with roots in Russian, Swedish and Danish, its creativity and influence of their national folklore. Together with the Finnish pianist Sofia Wilkman, emphasis is placed on different nuances of style of this region, as well as the different languages of Nordic composers. The possibility of working together for conductors, singers and pianists, gives further substance to the workshop and is a rewarding experience. The young art team provides fresh and different aspect of Nordic music to workshop participants, and this concert will hopefully provide a fraction of the music and its atmosphere to esteemed audience and guests. The concert will be attended by the delegation of the Embassy of Finland and the introductory speech will be given by the Deputy Ambassador, Ms. Päivi Alatalo. Take a look at the Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival 2016 – “La Cenerentola” opera by G. Rossini, Montenegrin premiere: