16 Oct ‘Two Heads and a Girl’ at BEMUS
On 15th October 2013, as a part of the Belgrade Music Festival (BEMUS) in the Yugoslav Drama Theatre, the Serbian premiere took place of the comic opera-fairy tale Two Heads and a Girl by Isidora Žebeljan, with libretto by Borislav Čičovački. The opera was performed by vocal soloists Piotr Prochera and Ivan Ludlow (baritones), Aneta Ilić and Aile Asszonyi (sopranos), actor Nikola Đuričko and the Žebeljan Orchestra, conducted by Premil Petrović. The performance was also attended by Ivo Josipović, the President of the Republic of Croatia. The opera Two Heads and a Girl was written in 2012 as a work commissioned by the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena (Italy), while the world premiere was held on 12th June 2012 as a part of the Settimana Musicale Senese Festival in Siena.