Sofija Petrovic
Soprano

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Born in Belgrade, Sofija Petrovic began studying the violin at the age of nine at the Faculty of Arts and Music in her hometown where she obtained her diploma in 2014. In 2012 she won first prize at the Republican Singing Competition in Serbia and was a finalist at the Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition in Austria. In 2013, she was awarded a scholarship allowing her to take part in a master class given by Daniel Ferro, singing teacher at the Julliard School, and to perform in numerous concerts. In October 2013, she was invited by the singing teacher Bill Schuman to take part in auditions at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia where she was admitted in September 2014. As part of her training, she has worked with renowned artists on the American operatic scene including Danielle Orlando, David Lofton, Audrey Saint Gil, Richard Raub, Luke Housner and Christopher Macatsoris and performed in numerous productions and concerts. In June 2015, she took part in a master class with Ludovic Tézier in Nancy. She joined the Paris Opera Academy in 2016. During the 2016 / 2017 season, she took part in Academy concerts at the Bastille Amphitheatre and at the Palais Garnier and in November 2016 sang Mrs Coyle in Owen Wingrave by Benjamin Britten at the Amphitheatre.

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Distinctions

2012

Grand Prix of the Republican Singing Contest of Serbia

2012

She enters the final phase of the "Ferruccio Tagliavini" competition in Austria

2014

She graduated from the Faculty of Music Arts of Belgrade