Arminio

Arminio

G. F. Handel

KARLSRUHE | VIENNA | KRAKOW | BUCHAREST
Gismondo Re di Polonia

Gismondo Re di Polonia

L. Vinci

GLIWICE | VIENNA | MOSCOW | WARSAW | DORTMUND
Gluck

Gluck

M. E. Cencic, Karina Gauvin and Armonia Atenea | George Petrou

NUREMBERG - BAYREUTH
La Donna del Lago

La Donna del Lago

Gioachino Rossini

WIESBADEN | VIENNA | ZAGREB | LAUSANNE | SAAREMAA
Il Pastor Fido

Il Pastor Fido

G. F. Händel

BAD LAUCHSTAEDT | GLIWICE
Orlando Furioso

Orlando Furioso

Antonio Vivaldi

VIENNA | MOSCOW | PARIS
Irene

Irene

J. A. Hasse

HELSINKI | VIENNA
Porpora

Porpora

Max Emanuel Cencic and Armonia Atenea | George Petrou

PARIS | CLERMONT-FERRAND | MOSCOW | HALLE | TOULOUSE | WROCLAW
Polifemo

Polifemo

N. A. Porpora

SALZBURG
Xerxes

Xerxes

G. F. Händel

KARLSRUHE
Meine Schönsten Weihnachtslieder

Meine Schönsten Weihnachtslieder

Daniel Behle and Oliver Schnyder Trio & friends

MUNICH | BASEL | VIENNA | FRANKFURT
La Francesina

La Francesina

Sophie Junker | Franck-Emmanuel Comte | Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu

HALLE | LYON
Publio Cornelio Scipione

Publio Cornelio Scipione

G. F. Händel

HALLE | VIENNA | GÖTTINGEN
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Parnassus welcomes alto Sonja Runje

27.05.2019

We are thrilled to announce that Croatian alto Sonja Runje recently joined Parnassus for worldwide management.
 
Mezzosoprano Sonja Runje appears as Calipso in N. Porpora’s Polifemo at Salzburger Festspiele, Isabella in G. Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri at Schloss Kirchstetten at Weinviertel festival, as La Badessa in Suor Angelica, Frugola in Il Tabarro and Zita in Gianni Schicchi in G. Puccini’s Il Tritticoin the National Moravian Silesian Theatre in Ostrava, as Albina in G. Rossini’s La donna del Lago at Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and Zagreb, and Iviša in J. Hatze’s Adel i Mara, both in Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb during the 2018/2019 season. She also performed with Zagreb Philharmonics Orchestra, Croatian Baroque Ensemble and others.

Mezzosoprano Sonja Runje completed her Master’s degree in Opera Studies with honors at the Music Academy, University of Zagreb, with Martina Gojčeta Silić. She is currently doing master studyies with Eva Blahova in Bratislava.

She performed in various roles on stages in Croatia and abroad, such as Sesto in W. A. Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito, Smeraldina, Princess Linette and princess Nicolette in S. Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges, Sorceress in H. Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss, Tolomeo in G. F. Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Orfeo in Ch. W. Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Olga in P. I Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Mércèdes in G. Bizet’s Carmen and as Maddalena in concert performance of G. Verdi’s Rigoletto, as well as a few small roles in Croatian National Theatres in Split and Zagreb.

Ms. Runje often performs as an oratorio and concert soloist (previous engagements including J. Haydn’s Nelson-Messe, F. Schubert’s Winterreise, J. S. Bach’s H-Moll Messe (BWV 232), M. Duruflé’s Requiem, B. Papandopulo’s Croatian Mass, G. Mahler’s Symphony No.2, F. Mendelssohn-Bartoldy’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, W. A. Mozart’s Requiem and Missa Brevis in B, A. Vivaldi’s Gloria and Stabat Mater, G. B. Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, G. F. Handel’s Messiah and Dixit Dominus, J.S.Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV 232), and cantatas Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen (BWV 11) and Süßer Trost, mein Jesu kömmt (BWV 151), C. Saint-Saëns’ Oratorio de Noël, L. van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, with orchestras such as Zagreb Philharmonics Orchestra, Zagreb Soloists, Croatian Baroque Ensemble, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, Montenegro Symphony Orchestra and others.

Upcoming engagements in 2019/20 and later are Bradamante in Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso at the Salle Seine in Paris, and Tchaikovsky Hall Moscow, Tolomeo in Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Split and Savonlinna, Albina in Rossini’s La Donna del Lago at the HNK Zagreb, Disinganno in Handel’s Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno at the Opera national de Montpellier.

Welcome to Parnassus, Sonja!