Lela Di Braca – SOPRANO
Lela Di Braca
born in Yugoslavia (now Serbia), launched and build under the name Jelena Bodražić her career throughout Europe as a Mezzo-Soprano. She has sung over 30 operatic roles on stage in several languages. She also has sung over 30 solo concerts in the field of song, oratorio and symphony.
At the following opera houses Mrs Bodražić has performed her greatest and most important operatic roles: National Theater Novi Sad and Belgrade, Chamber Opera Madlenianum, Staatstheater Mainz, Wiesbaden, City Theater Regensburg, Landestheater Coburg, Theater Augsburg, Theater Dessau, Theater Halle, Theater Plauen-Zwickau, Theater Görlitz, Volksoper Vienna, Landestheater Linz, Opera House Nice, City Theater Bern, Theater Winterthur, Modena, Piacenza, Bolzano, Ferrara and many more.
The opera festivals in which Mrs Bodražić has played her greatest operatic roles are Castle Festival Schwerin, Mozart Festival Schwetzingen, Tyrolian Festival Erl, May Festival Wiesbaden, Bemus in Belgrade, Dubrovnik, Podgorica, Rome and many other.
Also mentionable the concert stages of Mrs Bodražić Am Gasteig in Munich, Kolarac Belgrade, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Gendarmenmarkt Berlin, Gewandthaus Leipzig, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Rosengartenhalle Mannheim, Liederhalle Stuttgart.
Conductors with whom Mrs Bodražić has worked are Mladen Jagust, Srboljub Dinic, Niksa Bareza, Marc Piollet, Michael Güttler, Michael Hofstetter, Ruben Silva, Manlio Benzi, Ralf Reuter, Leopold Hager, Gustav Kuhn, Alexander Vedernikov, Noorman Widjaja, Matthias Foremny and many more.
Unforgettable roles Mrs Bodražić has played with these stage directors on the stage Bora Popovic, Anthony Pilavachi and Ryszard Peryt.
Since the season 2015/2016 Mrs Bodražić has educed into a Dramatic Soprano with a repertoire of Isolde, Brünnhilde, Sieglinde, Turandot and Lady Macbeth.
With the name Lela Di Braca Mrs Bodražić will move her way forward on stage.
Lela Di Braca is fluent in German, Italian, English, Russian, French and Serbian (mother tongue).
Currently she lives with her husband in Germany.