Emanuel Tomljenović (Tomljenowitch) is currently studying singing as an exchange student at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart in the class of Prof. Ulrike Sonntag and at the Music Academy in Zagreb in the class of Lidija Horvat Dunjko.

He is a young lyric tenor of remarkable talent with a smooth, natural voice of true quality, good technique, and already mature personal musical instinct.


In the 2023/2024 season, Emanuel Tomljenović is a member of the opera studio at the Cologne Opera and performs in the roles of Stadtmusikanten and Hund in Şendil’s Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten, Romeo and Tybald in Blacher/Prokofiev’s Romeo und Julia, Robert der Teufel in Iván Eröd’s Pünktchen und Anton, and Sprecher in Ondřej Adámek’s opera Ines.

In this season, Emanuel also has the opportunity to work with the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. He will perform as Tempo in Händel’s Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno at Göttingen International Handel Festival.

In the 2024/2025 season, Emanuel will be an ensemble member at Grand Théâtre de Genève, performing in the roles of Der junge Seemann and Ein Hirte/Tristan und Isolde, 4. Jude/Salome, Kuzka/Chowanschtschina and Gastone/La Traviata. He will also perform in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra.


In recent years, the young tenor has established himself in concert and opera on various stages in Europe. He appeared in operas such as Mozart’s Bastien und Bastienne (as Bastien), Don Giovanni (as Don Ottavio), The Abduction from the Seraglio (as Belmonte), Bellini’s I Capuleti e I Montecchi (as Tebaldo), Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmelites (as L’Aumonier) Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans (as Raymond).

His usual concert repertoire includes the following: Bach’s St Matthew Passion (evangelist and arias), St John Passion (evangelist and arias), MagnificatMass in B minor, Christmas Oratorio (evangelist and arias) and St Mark Passion (arias), Mozart’s Mass in C minor, Requiem and Coronation Mass, Mendelssohn’s Elias, Haydn’s The Creation, Saint-Saëns’s Christmas Oratorio and numerous other works.

Emanuel Tomljenović sang the tenor role in the world premiere of S. Arnold’s opera The Siege of Korčula.


Emanuel Tomljenović – Die Entführung aus dem Serail by W.A. Mozart – Ich baue ganz auf deine Stärke (Croatia, Jun. 2023)

Emanuel Tomljenović – Jephtha by G. F. Händel – His Mighty Arm (HMDK Stuttgart, Mar. 2023)

Emanuel Tomljenović – Tamerlano by G. F. Händel – Ciel e terra armi di sdegno (HNK Varaždin, Oct. 2022)

Emanuel Tomljenović – Così fan tutte by W.A. Mozart – Un’aura amorosa (Croatia, Jun. 2023)

Emanuel Tomljenović – Messiah, HWV 56 by G. F. Händel – Comfort ye, comfort ye my people / Ev’ry valley shall be exalted (Vechta, Jan. 2022)



All events in April 2024: Singers

April 2024 All Events: Singers

Amidst the bustling spring season in the classical music realm, we’re delighted to unveil all projects (premieres/first performances) our Singers…