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BIOGRAPHY - EMANUEL TOMLJENOVIĆ

Emanuel Tomljenović (Tomljenowitch) is currently a member of the opera studio at the Cologne Opera. In the 2024/2025 season, he will join the opera ensemble of the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

He is a young lyric tenor of remarkable talent with a smooth, natural voice of true quality, good technique, and already mature personal musical instinct.

In recent years, the young tenor has established himself in concert and opera on various stages in Europe. He appeared in operas such as Mozart's "Bastien und Bastienne" (as Bastien), “Don Giovanni (as Don Ottavio), “The Abduction from the Seraglio” (as Belmonte), Bellini’s “I Capuleti e I Montecchi (as Tebaldo)”, Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmelites” (as L’Aumonier) Tchaikovsky’s “The Maid of Orleans” (as Raymond).

His usual concert repertoire includes the following: Bach’s “St Matthew Passion” (evangelist and arias), “St John Passion” (evangelist and arias), “Magnificat”, “b-minor Mass”, “Christmas Oratorio” (evangelist and arias) and “St Mark Passion (arias), Mozart’s “c-minor Mass”, “Requiem” and “Coronation Mass”, Mendelssohn’s “Elias”, Haydn’s “The Creation” Saint-Saëns’s “Christmas Oratorio” and numerous other works.

In this season the young tenor had the opportunity to work with Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist in Bach's "Christmas Oratorio". In the coming months he will also perform a role of "Tempo" in Händel’s “Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno” at Göttingen International Handel Festival.

Emanuel Tomljenović also sometimes sings world premieres: he sang the tenor role in S. Arnold's opera "The Siege of Korčula", as well as the speaker role in O. Adamek's opera "Ines".

It is also worth noting that the young tenor graduated Chemical engineering in the year 2021.

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