• Winner of two consecutive JUNO Awards for “Classical Composition of the Year” (2019 & 2020)
• Colorful sound world often inspired by Balkan folklore and its festive, asymmetrical rhythms, as well as a natural setting of text informed by speech patterns
• Background in music, dance, and theatre and interest in visual arts has led to collaborations with prominent playwrights, choreographers, and filmmakers
• Four critically acclaimed operas have been performed throughout the world, including at the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), San Francisco Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
Works by Ana Sokolovic include:
Svadba - Wedding Opera for 6 female singers
Golden Slumbers Kiss Your Eyes for countertenor, chorus, and orchestra (winner of the 2019 JUNO Award)
Evta for violin and chamber orchestra (winner of the 2020 JUNO Award)
Géométrie sentimentale for large ensemble
Commedia dell’Arte for string quartet
Watch our video introduction to Ana Sokolovic and her music.
View our media kit, which includes an introduction to Sokolovic’s music, videos, audio tracks, and press quotes.
Looking Ahead: This winter, starting January 28, Boston Lyric Opera and Opera Philadelphia present a new film production of Svadba on operabox.tv and the Opera Philadelphia Channel, led by conductor Daniela Candillari.
Ana Sokolovic has been appointed as the first Chair of both research and opera creation at the Université de Montréal.
“Sokolovic has a nomad’s soul: restless and curious, hospitable and open. She collects sounds and colors around her like prized jewels, and offers to trade them for emotion and honest connection.”