Filipović, Filip | tenor

Date created: 19.05.2022.
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Filip Filipović was born in Zagreb in 1997. He began his musical education playing piano in the class of Professor Gordana Cepika and in 2013 redirected to singing in the class of Professor Bojan Pogrmilović at the Music school Vatroslav Lisinski.

In 2016 he enrolled at the Music Academy in Ljubljana in the class of Matjaž Robavs. In 2018 he continued his academic vocal education at the Zagreb Music Academy with Tomislav Mužek. Since 2019 he is a student of Professor Giorgio Surian.

In 2015, he was awarded first prize at the International Singing Competition Lav Mirski in Osijek and the International Competition Vera Kovač Vitkai in Novi Sad. He is the winner of the Ferdo Livadić Award for best artistic personality at the 18th International Competition of Young Musicians Ferdo Livadić which was held in 2021 as a part of the Samobor Music Festival. Moreover, he is the winner of the 10th Croatian Competition of Young Music Artists Papandopulo.

As a part of the project Vivat Academia he performed the role of Nemorino in Gaetano Donizetti’s opera L’elisir d’amoure. In 2021 he performed at the Piano Memorial Ranko Filjak in Petrinja. As part of the Sfumato series of concerts, he worked with the Croatian Radiotelevision Choir performing, as a soloist, Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle conducted by Maestro Marc Korovich. As a member of the Opera studio Giorgio Surian, he performed the role of Tamino in Mozart's Magic Flute, Gaston from Verdi's La Traviata and Spoletta from Puccini's Tosca in the Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc in Rijeka. In the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, he made his debut with the role of Mehmed Sokolović in Nikola Šubić Zrinjski composed by Ivan pl. Zajc and he also performed the role of Tamino and most recently Verdi’s Gaston.