Robert Kolar

Baritone, soloist of the CNT Ivan pl. Zajc Opera. Next to his opera roles, he also performs at concerts, singing in productions of chamber works, masses and requiems, of authors ranging from the Baroque period to the composers of our century. He has collaborated with eminent Croatian and foreign conductors. Robert has recorded two albums, Sakralna glazba riječkih skladatelja (Sacred Music by Rijeka Composers) and Hrvatska solo popijevka (Croatian Solo Folk Song). He has more than thirty opera roles in his repertoire, among which he underlines: Nabucco in Nabucco, Rigoletto in Rigoletto and Ford in Falstaff (Verdi); Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini); Belcore in L’elisir d’amore and Lord Enrico Ashton in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti); Gerard in Andrea Chénier (Giordano); Sharples in Madama Butterfly (Puccini) and Onegin (at the Sarajevo NT, Zagreb CNT and Ivan pl. Zajc CNT) in Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Robert has sung in a number of operas by Zajc, such as Vasilij in Lizinka, Corrado in Amelija, Marko in Momci na brod, Pero in Zlatka and Levi in Nikola Šubić Zrinjski.