Beethoven: Mass in C major

Wednesday 1 July 2020 – 7:30PM – Oxford Town Hall, Oxford, UK Eilana Lappalainen –  sopranoMarta Fontanals-Simmons – mezzo-sopranoJoshua Ellicott – tenorBOŽIDAR SMILJANIĆ  – bassPeter Tiboris – conductor MORE INFORMATION AND BOOKING Beethoven’s primary concern in his radiant Mass in C major was ‘not God or princes, but the human being entering the church.’A combination of spirituality and humanity can be felt in almost every bar of the piece, which treated the text and sentiments of the Mass as they had never been treated before. The result is a humble, beautiful contemplation of the divine, invested with Beethoven’s innovating, symphonic designs – one of his most unusual and touching works, and a fitting tribute to the composer himself, two-and-a-half centuries on from his birth. Greek-American conductor Peter Tiboris is at the helm of the Orchestra for a concert which also includes Beethoven’s great concert aria Ah! perfido. The concert is scheduled to end at approximately...

Handel: Messiah

Friday 10th April 2020 – 2.30pm – Royal Albert Hall, London Royal Choral SocietyRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra Richard Cooke – ConductorRichard Pearce – Organist Bass-Baritone: BOŽIDAR SMILJANIĆ MORE INFORMATION AND...

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: SONGS OF TRAVEL AND WALTON: BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST

Saturday 1 August 2020 – Evening – Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, UK Closing Concert of the ‘Three Choir’s Festival’ 2020 Samuel Hudson – ConductorBOŽIDAR SMILJANIĆ – Bass-BaritoneThree Choirs Festival ChorusPhilharmonia Orchestra Ireland A London OvertureBeethoven Calm Sea and Prosperous VoyageVaughan Williams Songs of TravelWalton Belshazzar’s Feast MORE INFORMATION AND...

LIEDERABEND IN THE HOLZFOYER

Tuesday 9 June 2020 – 7.30PM – Holzfoyer, Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt MORE INFO AND BOOKING BOŽIDAR SMILJANIĆ: bass-baritone Mariusz Kłubczuk:...

STRAUSS: DER ROSENKAVALIER (POLICE COMMISSIONER)

10, 14, 21, 24, 30 May; 1, 11 June 2020Oper Frankfurt – Opernhaus, Frankfurt MORE INFO AND BOOKING In German, and surtitled in German, English Conductor: Stefan SolteszDirector: Claus GuthRevival rehearsed by: Orest TichonovMarschallin: Maria BengtssonBaron Ochs of Lerchenau: Patrick ZielkeOctavian: Cecelia HallFaninal: Sebastian GeyerSophie: Kateryna KasperMarianne Leitmetzerin: Barbara ZechmeisterValzacchi: Michael McCownAnnina: Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Katharina MagieraPOLICE COMMISSIONER: BOŽIDAR SMILJANIĆMarshallin’s Steward: Patrick HenckensFaninal’s Steward: Mitglied des OpernstudiosInnkeeper: Michael PetruccelliItalian Singer: Jonathan...