Competitors passed through to the Final

Šarić, Sonja

Šarić, Sonja

No. 63

Voice type: Soprano

Country: Serbia

Date of birth: 27 June, 1990

The Serbian soprano studied with Professor Snežana Stamenković at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Mannheim (Germany). In 2019 she was awarded the Austrian Music Theatre Prize for Best Junior Singer, the 2nd Prize, Audience Award and DECCA Prize at the Elizabeth Connell Prize singing competition in Sydney, as well as the Grand Prix and the Gold Medal of the 40th Maria Callas International Grand Prix in 2017. She made her debut as Leonora (Il Trovatore) at Landestheater Linz and Nationaltheater Mannheim. At the 2015 Easter Festival in Baden-Baden, she took part in the new production of Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle). She attended the Georg Solti Accademia (2019) and the Lied Academy of the International Music Festival Heidelberger Frühling (2013), followed by a recital in Heidelberg in 2015. From 2016 to 2019 she was a member of the opera studio at Oper Graz, and after that, she was invited to perform Gerhilde of Wagner’s The Walkyrie at the Paris Opera in a new production conducted by Philippe Jordan.

Competition Repertoire


 Liszt: Die drei Zigeuner

 Korngold: Glück das mir verblieb – Marietta’s aria from Die tote Stadt

 Verdi: Merce, dilette amiche – Elena’s aria from I vespri siciliani


Mozart: Crudele?... Non mi dir – Donna Anna’s recitative and aria from Don Giovanni

Strauss: Klänge der Heimat – Czardas from Die Fledermaus


Bellini: Casta Diva – Norma’s aria from Norma

Verdi: Tacea la notte placida... Di tale amor – Leonora’s cavatina from Il trovatore

Mozart: E Susanna non vien!... Dove sono i bei momenti – Rosina’s recitative and aria from Le nozze di Figaro