Sava Vemić

Sava Vemić , born 1987 in Belgrade, began his studies in his hometown, followed by a membership of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program (LYADP) under mentorship of Maestro James Levine. In 2016-17 season Sava Vemić made his debut at The Metropolitan Opera as High Priest in Verdi’s Nabucco conducted by James Levine. In January he performed his first Gremin in Tchaikovsky’s Eugenie Onegin (Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra) followed by his first Carnegie Hall appearance as bass soloist in Haydn’s Nelsson Mass, with the New York Choral Society. Earlier this season he sung Sparafucile in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Guatemalan National Theatre. In 2015-16 Sava Vemić appeared as Count Rodolfo in Bellini’s La Sonnambula within a production at the Juilliard Theatre, NYC; as Ernesto in Donizetti’s Parisina d’Este with the Opera Orchestra of New York (OONY) at Rose Theatre, NYC and as bass soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass at Carnegie Hall. In 2014-15 season he sung Sir Walter Raleigh in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux with OONY at Carnegie Hall, Arcas in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Aulide at the Juilliard Theatre, Osmin in Mozart’s The Abduction from Seraglio with the International Vocal Arts Institute (IVAI) in Tel Aviv, Israel and Redžep in S. Binički’s opera At Dawn at the National Theatre in Belgrade. His professional operatic debut as Sarastro in Mozart’s Magic flute at the Madlenianum Opera&Theatre in Belgrade dates back to 2013.
Sava Vemić received several awards, including first Prizes at the 2016 Opera Index International Vocal Competition in NYC and the 2014 Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition and a major prize at the 2016 Giulio Gari International Vocal Competition in NYC. Sava Vemić is regular guest at the Opéra de Paris – as Officer/Lady Macbeth of Mzensk, un Frate/Don Carlo, Prince Bouillon/Adriana Lecouvreur, Angelotti/Tosca and Monterone/Rigoletto. He was invited as Death/Emperor of Atlantis to Sevilla and as Sarastro/Magic Flute to the New National Theatre Tokyo.

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