Opera singer Željko Lučić: A big Star returns home

With music, an antique Impetus of the Pianist Mario Antonio Marra plunges into it in the introduction to Ruggero Leoncavallo's veristischem one-act play. And o

Opera singer Željko Lučić: A big Star returns home

With music, an antique Impetus of the Pianist Mario Antonio Marra plunges into it in the introduction to Ruggero Leoncavallo's veristischem one-act play. And occurs as Željko Lučić in contrast to the stormy sounds slowly and thoughtfully added, with the prologue to "I Pagliacci" ("The clown") to the public in a particularly close-to-reality story to announce, he is on the stage of the Oper Frankfurt with its mimic of the performers and vocal depth of Expression immediately present.

Guido Holze

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

From 1998 to 2008, the Serbian baritone belonged to the Ensemble, unforgotten, especially in the major Verdi roles that he had already at that time, all in the Repertoire. Like many other singer, he has matured here and was able to start directly from Frankfurt, from his great international career. Now he was for a mixed songs and Aria of the evening to be a guest on the stage, which he calls still grateful to "my home". So many viewers wanted to see her darling, that this is a repetition had to be recognised. A total of 200 tickets for the two evenings were sold in the near future.

What constitutes the charm of his voice, and especially for Verdi, as predestined, was quickly aware of: It is this incredibly dark tone, the dramatic force of his baritone and his appearance, energy, for example, in the effect of full stop sounds without a Force imparted. That was in Iago's Aria "Credo in un Dio crudel" from "Otello" to experience with an Aria of Renato from "Un ballo in maschera", as well as with an excerpt from Umberto Giordano's "Andrea Chénier" impressive, in addition, Rigoletto's pleading Aria "Cortigiani, vil razza dannata," in his piano partner, laid once again, an almost elemental force. The awakened memory of all the tragic, sinister roles, in which he gave strong productions to full effect.

With his voice Lučić, who is now 52 years old, seems to be very carefully handled. She shows no signs of wear. Presses and Yelling was his thing never. Courageous in his decision, the German song in front of a native audience to address, however, was, where he in four well-selected, the songs of Brahms, not vocally free best completely accent, but very understandable, articulated and clearly to a reduction in the funds sought, almost with a tendency to Speak.

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 14:20

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