Stevan Karanac

Stevan Karanac


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2018Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2018Puccini: Gianni SchicchiRinuccio
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Ottavio
2017Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFerrando
2017Donizetti: Don PasqualeErnesto
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Ottavio
2017Verdi: RigolettoDuca di Mantova
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteTamino
2017Mozart: Bastien und BastienneBastienne
2017Orff: Carmina BuranaTenor
2017Verdi: RigolettoDuca di Mantova
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Ottavio


Born in Kragujevac, 1986.
The fourth year of undergraduate studies of opera singing,
Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade.


His musical education starts in 2009 year, in Kragujevac in class of professor Lidija Jevremovic Sofija.
With Individual Educational Plan he finish High school of music arts “ dr Miloje Milojevic “ in 2014.
He enters the Faculty of music arts in Belgrade in 2014 in class of professor Violeta Pancetovic Radakovic.
In February 2016 he continues studies of opera singing under professor Nikola Mijailovic.
He received a large number of first and highest awards, awards the laureates in many regional, national and international competitions, scholarship program of the Fund for Young Talents of the Republic of Serbia, "Dositeja".

Informal education, master classes and workshops

- Master class with David Gowland, Artistic Director, JPYAP at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Belgrade, 2017;
- Master class with Vladimir Redkin ( Russia ) , Russian Center, Belgrade, 2016.;
- Master class with Jasmina Trumbetas Petrovic, principal opera artist of Belgrade Opera, in organization of “Romag“, Belgrade, 2016.;
- Master class with Hyun Sook Lee ( South Korea), National theatre in Belgrade, 2016;
- Acting workshop “ This is not an opera “ with actor Vladimir Niciforovic, performed with Operosa orchestra in Belgrade, and in Herceg Novi, Montenegro, for EOD 2016;
- Master class with Jennifer Larmore ( USA ), 2016, Belgrade;
- “Clemenza di Tito”, workshop with director Morten Roesen ( Denmark ) for European opera days 2015, orchestra of Operosa production, Belgrade;
- “Mozart arias“ , master class with Katherine Haataja ( Finland ),Belgrade;
- Master class with Jennifer Larmore ( USA ), 2015, Belgrade;
- “Clemenza di Tito”, workshop with director Morten Roesen ( Denmark ) for EOD 2014, Belgrade;
- “Belcanto“, master class with Darina Takova ( Bulgaria ), Belgrade, 2014;
- “IV barocque academy “, master class with maestro Predrag Gosta and Marijana Mijanovic ( Serbia/ USA ), Belgrade, 2014;
- Master class with David Bizic, Belgrade, 2014.


- Solo recital, concert with May music festival in Kragujevac, 2013, following concerts in other cities in Serbia;
- J.S.Bach - "Magnificat", with maestro Stefan Zekić, Kolarac concert hall, Belgrade;
- Oratorio “Dixit Dominus“, G.F. Handel with maestro Nemanja Mitrasevic, orchestra and choir of Kragujevac city, in Kragujevac, Cacak and Belgrade - Belgrade Philharmonic Hall, 2014;
- Cantatas ( cycle ) „Membra Jesu Nostri“ , Dietrich Buxtehude, maestro Predrag Gosta, ansamble of baroque instruments ( Serbia, USA ), Belgrade, 2015;
- Concerts in Serbia and region, as a soloist with choirs Instrumentarium, Kir Stefan Srbin and with Academic chamber choir “Liceum”, from Kragujevac.;
- “Quod Fatum“, a concert-play dedicated to the work of Tchaikovsky, and his friendship with Nadezhda Filaretovna von Meck, within the season “Music vaults of Belgrade“, organized by “Cultural element” and the Museum of the City of Belgrade, director Tadija Miletic, in the Mansion of Princess Ljubica, Belgrade, and in Sremska Mitrovica, theater “Dobrica Milutinović“ ;
- “Amadeus“, a concert-play dedicated to work of W.A.Mozart and his life, represented by his letters to his familly and friends;
- Over 100 performances in Belgrade concert halls in seasons 2015/2016 and 2016/2017:
- Concerts in Museum of National theatre in Belgrade;
- Open class, performance of Opera studio “Borislav Popovic”, National theatre in Belgrade, as guest;
- Artistic performance of Opera studio “Borislav Popovic”, National theatre in Belgrade, as guest;
- Opera Gala concert of opera studio members and guests, with participation of Art ensemble of the Ministry of defence of Serbia „ Stanislav Binički“;
- Charity concerts, Big hall of Army of Serbia, Belgrade;
- Engagement for concerts of solo songs and opera arias with trio "Youkali";
- Russian's home in Belgrade, chamber ensemble and solo songs, Cultural Institution Palilula, Belgrade;
- Evening of operatic arias with conductor Draško Janković, the orchestra Stanislav Binički, The Army of Serbia, Belgrade; and others...

Opera roles and performances:

- Don Ottavio - W.A.Mozart - "Don Giovanni", The Belin Opera Group, Pfefferberg Theater, Berlin, Germany;
- Tamino - W.A.Mozart - "Die Zauberflöte", National Theatre in Belgrade, Serbia;
- Vladimir Lenski - P.I.Chaikovsky - "Eugene Onegin", adapted version for two pianos, musical school "Dr Miloje Milojevic ", Kragujevac, Serbia, under the artistic leadership of professor Lidija Jevremovic Sofija;
- Ferrando - W. A. Mozart - "Cosi fan tutte", guest in projects of Academy of arts from Osijek, Croatia - performances in Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia - Bitola ( BitFest) and Skopje ( summer festival "Skopsko leto); guest in project of Academy of Arts in Osijek, Croatia;
- Mengone - Joseph Haydn - "Lo speziale " conductor Natalija Micic, orchestra of Operosa production;
- Tybald - Charles Gounod - "Romeo et Juliette", Eraldo Salmieri, orchestra of Operosa production, Operosa opera festival, Herceg Novi, Montenegro;
- Bastien - W.A.Mozart - "Bastien und Bastienne", National Theatre in Belgrade, Serbia;
- Maestro Trabuco - G. Verdi - “La forza del destino”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Uldino - G. Verdi - “Attila”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Flavio - Vincenzo Bellini - “Norma”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Abdallo - G. Verdi - “Nabucco”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Count Lerma - G. Verdi - “Don Carlos”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Giuseppe and Comissionario - G. Verdi - “La traviata”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Gherardino - G. Puccini - “Gianni Schicchi”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Poisson - F. Cilea - “Adriana Lecouvreur”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Trabuco - G. Verdi - “La forza del destino”, National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Three tenor roles - G. Puccini - "Il tabarro", National Theatre in Belgrade;
- Normano - G. Donizetti - "Lucia di Lammermoor", National Theatre in Belgrade.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Rodolfo Immediately Serbian National Theatre Opera 2018
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi Rinuccio 24 hours 2018
Mozart: Don Giovanni Don Ottavio 1 week The Berlin Opera Group 2017
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Ferrando 1 week Skopje 2017
Donizetti: Don Pasquale Ernesto 1 week National Theatre in Belgrade 2017