Zvonimir Krnetić

6 October 1930 Belgrade – 18 February 2016 Belgrade

After finishing the musical high school "Mokranjac", he graduated from the department of singing at the Music Academy in Belgrade in 1960 in the class of J. Stamatović-Nikolić. Then, he received a scholarship from the Department of Culture and spent a year at the conservatory "Benedetto Marcello" in Venice in the class of Paola Bononi. Back in Belgrade, again at the Muzička akademija, he completed his studies in the class of Zdenka Zikova.

He made his debut in 1958 at the opera in Belgrade and stayed there until the end of his career.

He appeared in opera as a guest and in concerts outside Yugoslavia.

In 1972, he started teaching singing at the conservatory in Belgrade. One of his students was Béla Mavrák.

His repertory included: Jenik, Faust, Hoffmann, Don Carlo, Duca, Nemorino, Lenskij, Rodolfo, Canio, Oedipus rex, Mića (Ero s onoga svijeta), José Manrico, Riccardo, Sergej (Mazepa), Alfredo, Almaviva, Pinkerton, Radames, Werther, Stojan (Koštana), ...

He recorded for Jugoton:
Ero s onoga svijeta (Ero the joker)
Koštana, with Petar Konjović, Gordana Jeftović, Dušan Popović, Miroslav Čangalović and Mladen Jagušt
Mazepa, with Radmila Bakočević, Miroslav Čangalović and Oskar Danon

Reference 1: Kutsch & Riemens
Reference 2: www.narodnopozoriste.co.rs (defunct)

Zvonimir Krnetić singsUn ballo in maschera: Ma se m'è forza perderti

Zvonimir Krnetić singsL'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima

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