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2017Beethoven: FidelioRocco
2017Verdi: Il TrovatoreFerrando
2017Beethoven: FidelioRocco
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBartolo
2016Verdi: RigolettoSparafucile, Monterone
2016Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2016Verdi: OtelloLodovico
2016Janáček: Kát'a KabanováDikoj
2016Verdi: RigolettoSparafucile
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo
2016Puccini: Madama ButterflyBonzo, Lo
2016Puccini: ToscaCesare Angelotti
2016Puccini: ToscaA Sacristan
2015Verdi: NabuccoZaccaria
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2015Verdi: NabuccoZaccaria
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSarastro
2014Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minorBASS SOLO
2014Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta)Kezal
2014Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraSamuel (Count Ribbing)
2013Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerDaland
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSarastro
2012Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Basilio
2011Dvořák: RusalkaVodnik
2004Verdi: AidaIl re
2004Verdi: AidaRamfis


Saša Čano was born in Croatia and studied in the Sarajevo Music Academy in the class of Professor Blanka Kurpjel – Danon, and later till today, on masterclasses with prof. Dunja Vejzović. His debut in role was Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen in the National Theatre in Sarajevo. He graduated in 1991 from the class of Professor Borislav Alexandrov. One year later he became a soloist with Croatian National Theatre in Osijek, and in 1995 with Slovenian National Theater in Ljubljana. As one of the leading soloists on Ljubljana's opera stage he has performed much of the bass repertoire, including Zaccharia (Nabucco), Ferrando (Il Trovatore), Count Walter (Louisa Miller), Colline (La boheme), Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar), Rocco (Fidelio), Marcel (Huguenots), Kezal (The Bartered Bride), Don Pasquale, Geronte de Ravoir (Manon Lescaut), Water Sprite (Rusalka), Daland (Der fliegende Holländer) and King Rene (Iolanta). In January, 2005, he performed the role of Gottfried in the world première of Offenbach's Die Rheinnixen as a guest in Winterthur (Switzerland), Bolzano (Italy) and St. Pölten (Austria). He took the parts of the King of Clubs and cook-woman (The love for Three Oranges), Kan Kontschak (Prince Igor), Leporello (Don Giovanni) and many other roles. On November 2008 he was Balthazar (La favorite) on concert performance in Cadogan Hall in London and made his Longborough festival debut in 2010 as Commendatore Don Giovanni, next year as Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tute and last year as Sarastro in Magic flute.He has sung as a guest in Rijeka, Zagreb, Osijek, Split, Pula, Varaždin (Croatia), Novi Sad (Serbia), Bolzano (Italy), St. Pölten, (Austria), Neuheim (Switzerland), Pecs and Baja (Hungary), London (UK). His concert repertoire includes Verdi’s Requiem; Rossini’s Stabat mater; Dvorak’s Stabat mater; and many recitals of romantic music by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Schubert and Grieg.YouTube channel:
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Rossini: La Cenerentola Don Magnifico Immediately Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2018
Mozart: Don Giovanni Leporello 24 hours Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2018
Verdi: Macbeth Banco / Banquo Immediately Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2018
Beethoven: Fidelio Rocco Immediately Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2017
Verdi: Il Trovatore Ferrando Immediately Croatian National Theatre Osijek 2017